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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
87%(19,280 of 22,258 GL)
Northern Basin total
82%(3,878 of 4,710 GL)
89% (567 of 635 GL)
Pindari Lake
Total Capacity: 312 GLCurrent volume: 312 GLFull: 100%Active storage: 312 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Glenlyon Lake
Total Capacity: 254 GLCurrent volume: 186 GLFull: 73%Active storage: 186 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Lake Coolmunda
Total Capacity: 69 GLCurrent volume: 69 GLFull: 99%Active storage: 68 GLDead storage: 0 GL
E.J. Beardmore Dam
Total Capacity: 82 GLCurrent volume: 64 GLFull: 79%Active storage: 61 GLDead storage: 3 GL
Jack Taylor Weir
Total Capacity: 10 GLCurrent volume: 8 GLFull: 83%Active storage: 7 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Cooby Creek Reservoir
Total Capacity: 21 GLCurrent volume: 3 GLFull: 16%Active storage: 1 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Lake Leslie
Total Capacity: 106 GLCurrent volume: 61 GLFull: 57%Active storage: 59 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Chinchilla Weir
Total Capacity: 10 GLCurrent volume: 9 GLFull: 97%Active storage: 9 GLDead storage: 0 GL
83% (1,130 of 1,364 GL)
Lake Copeton
Total Capacity: 1,364 GLCurrent volume: 1,130 GLFull: 83%Active storage: 1,112 GLDead storage: 19 GL
87% (1,351 of 1,558 GL)
Lake Burrendong
Total Capacity: 1,190 GLCurrent volume: 1,217 GLFull: 102%Active storage: 1,184 GLDead storage: 34 GL
Lake Windamere
Total Capacity: 368 GLCurrent volume: 134 GLFull: 36%Active storage: 132 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Lake Keepit
Total Capacity: 426 GLCurrent volume: 411 GLFull: 97%Active storage: 405 GLDead storage: 7 GL
Chaffey Dam
Total Capacity: 101 GLCurrent volume: 103 GLFull: 103%Active storage: 101 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Split Rock Reservoir
Total Capacity: 397 GLCurrent volume: 170 GLFull: 43%Active storage: 166 GLDead storage: 3 GL
Lachlan catchment *
%
96% (1,197 of 1,253 GL)
Lake Wyanngala
Total Capacity: 1,217 GLCurrent volume: 1,171 GLFull: 96%Active storage: 1,171 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Carcoar Lake
Total Capacity: 36 GLCurrent volume: 26 GLFull: 71%Active storage: 25 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Southern Basin total
87%(14,205 of 16,296 GL)
102% (41 of 40 GL)
Lake Nillahcootie
Total Capacity: 40 GLCurrent volume: 41 GLFull: 102%Active storage: 40 GLDead storage: 1 GL
55% (169 of 305 GL)
Lake Eppalock
Total Capacity: 305 GLCurrent volume: 169 GLFull: 55%Active storage: 168 GLDead storage: 1 GL
79% (2,987 of 3,766 GL)
Lake Eildon
Total Capacity: 3,334 GLCurrent volume: 2,578 GLFull: 77%Active storage: 2,494 GLDead storage: 84 GL
Waranga Basin
Total Capacity: 432 GLCurrent volume: 409 GLFull: 95%Active storage: 284 GLDead storage: 125 GL
Cairn Curran Reservoir
Total Capacity: 147 GLCurrent volume: 94 GLFull: 64%Active storage: 93 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Tullaroop Reservoir
Total Capacity: 72 GLCurrent volume: 53 GLFull: 73%Active storage: 46 GLDead storage: 7 GL
Lower Darling catchment
102% (1,771 of 1,731 GL)
Menindee Lakes
Total Capacity: 1,731 GLCurrent volume: 1,771 GLFull: 102%Active storage: 1,735 GLDead storage: 36 GL
96% (1,855 of 1,924 GL)
Lake Albert
Current volume: 271 GLFull: 97%
Lake Alexandrina
Current volume: 1,584 GLFull: 96%
Lower Murray catchment
97% (654 of 677 GL)
Lake Victoria
Total Capacity: 677 GLCurrent volume: 654 GLFull: 97%Active storage: 554 GLDead storage: 100 GL
95% (2,525 of 2,659 GL)
Blowering Reservoir
Total Capacity: 1,631 GLCurrent volume: 1,544 GLFull: 95%Active storage: 1,520 GLDead storage: 24 GL
Lake Burrinjuck
Total Capacity: 1,028 GLCurrent volume: 981 GLFull: 95%Active storage: 978 GLDead storage: 3 GL
77% (29 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: 15 GLFull: 63%Active storage: 10 GLDead storage: 5 GL
86% (5,884 of 6,861 GL)
Lake Hume
Total Capacity: 3,005 GLCurrent volume: 2,912 GLFull: 97%Active storage: 2,889 GLDead storage: 23 GL
Lake Dartmouth
Total Capacity: 3,856 GLCurrent volume: 2,972 GLFull: 77%Active storage: 2,901 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.