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Water in storages

The information on water in storage in the Murray–Darling Basin is updated fortnightly.
Whole of Basin total
93%(20,780 of 22,258 GL)
Northern Basin total
97%(4,587 of 4,710 GL)
102% (647 of 635 GL)
Pindari Lake
Total Capacity: 312 GLCurrent volume: 315 GLFull: 101%Active storage: 315 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Glenlyon Lake
Total Capacity: 254 GLCurrent volume: 261 GLFull: 103%Active storage: 261 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Lake Coolmunda
Total Capacity: 69 GLCurrent volume: 71 GLFull: 103%Active storage: 71 GLDead storage: 0 GL
E.J. Beardmore Dam
Total Capacity: 82 GLCurrent volume: 81 GLFull: 100%Active storage: 78 GLDead storage: 3 GL
Jack Taylor Weir
Total Capacity: 10 GLCurrent volume: 10 GLFull: 102%Active storage: 9 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Cooby Creek Reservoir
Total Capacity: 21 GLCurrent volume: 4 GLFull: 18%Active storage: 2 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Lake Leslie
Total Capacity: 106 GLCurrent volume: 75 GLFull: 70%Active storage: 72 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Chinchilla Weir
Total Capacity: 10 GLCurrent volume: 10 GLFull: 107%Active storage: 10 GLDead storage: 0 GL
100% (1,363 of 1,364 GL)
Lake Copeton
Total Capacity: 1,364 GLCurrent volume: 1,363 GLFull: 100%Active storage: 1,345 GLDead storage: 19 GL
105% (1,638 of 1,558 GL)
Lake Burrendong
Total Capacity: 1,190 GLCurrent volume: 1,499 GLFull: 126%Active storage: 1,465 GLDead storage: 34 GL
Lake Windamere
Total Capacity: 368 GLCurrent volume: 139 GLFull: 38%Active storage: 138 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Lake Keepit
Total Capacity: 426 GLCurrent volume: 428 GLFull: 100%Active storage: 421 GLDead storage: 7 GL
Chaffey Dam
Total Capacity: 101 GLCurrent volume: 105 GLFull: 105%Active storage: 103 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Split Rock Reservoir
Total Capacity: 397 GLCurrent volume: 225 GLFull: 57%Active storage: 222 GLDead storage: 3 GL
Lachlan catchment *
%
95% (1,187 of 1,253 GL)
Lake Wyanngala
Total Capacity: 1,217 GLCurrent volume: 1,152 GLFull: 95%Active storage: 1,152 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Carcoar Lake
Total Capacity: 36 GLCurrent volume: 35 GLFull: 97%Active storage: 35 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Southern Basin total
92%(15,006 of 16,296 GL)
101% (41 of 40 GL)
Lake Nillahcootie
Total Capacity: 40 GLCurrent volume: 41 GLFull: 101%Active storage: 40 GLDead storage: 1 GL
58% (177 of 305 GL)
Lake Eppalock
Total Capacity: 305 GLCurrent volume: 177 GLFull: 58%Active storage: 176 GLDead storage: 1 GL
88% (3,317 of 3,766 GL)
Lake Eildon
Total Capacity: 3,334 GLCurrent volume: 2,896 GLFull: 87%Active storage: 2,812 GLDead storage: 84 GL
Waranga Basin
Total Capacity: 432 GLCurrent volume: 421 GLFull: 97%Active storage: 296 GLDead storage: 125 GL
Cairn Curran Reservoir
Total Capacity: 147 GLCurrent volume: 100 GLFull: 68%Active storage: 100 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Tullaroop Reservoir
Total Capacity: 72 GLCurrent volume: 54 GLFull: 75%Active storage: 47 GLDead storage: 7 GL
Lower Darling catchment
110% (1,908 of 1,731 GL)
Menindee Lakes
Total Capacity: 1,731 GLCurrent volume: 1,908 GLFull: 110%Active storage: 1,872 GLDead storage: 36 GL
101% (1,951 of 1,924 GL)
Lake Albert
Current volume: 275 GLFull: 99%
Lake Alexandrina
Current volume: 1,675 GLFull: 102%
Lower Murray catchment
93% (633 of 677 GL)
Lake Victoria
Total Capacity: 677 GLCurrent volume: 633 GLFull: 93%Active storage: 533 GLDead storage: 100 GL
95% (2,515 of 2,659 GL)
Blowering Reservoir
Total Capacity: 1,631 GLCurrent volume: 1,591 GLFull: 98%Active storage: 1,567 GLDead storage: 24 GL
Lake Burrinjuck
Total Capacity: 1,028 GLCurrent volume: 924 GLFull: 90%Active storage: 921 GLDead storage: 3 GL
94% (35 of 37 GL)
Lake William Hovell
Total Capacity: 14 GLCurrent volume: 14 GLFull: 101%Active storage: 13 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Lake Bufalo
Total Capacity: 24 GLCurrent volume: 21 GLFull: 90%Active storage: 16 GLDead storage: 5 GL
91% (6,226 of 6,861 GL)
Lake Hume
Total Capacity: 3,005 GLCurrent volume: 2,950 GLFull: 98%Active storage: 2,927 GLDead storage: 23 GL
Lake Dartmouth
Total Capacity: 3,856 GLCurrent volume: 3,275 GLFull: 85%Active storage: 3,204 GLDead storage: 71 GL
** The Lower Lakes are not a consumptive storage for South Australia. Water in the lakes is a combination of South Australia entitlement flow, volume for dilution to reduce salinity and to mitigate the impact of seawater intrusion. At times, environmental water may be used in the lakes to enhance environmental outcomes and to maintain Barrage releases. Releases of water at the barrages are closely managed to optimise environmental and water quality outcomes, consistent with the Murray–Darling Basin Plan.

For additional current water data and information, please refer to:

New South Wales - Department of IndustryWaterNSW
Queensland - Department of Natural Resources and Water
South Australia - Department of Water
Victoria - Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning,  Goulburn-Murray Water

This assessment of water in storage does not include water in private storage.