Water Storages

CHW Reservoir Water Storages, as at 23 April 2019

Ballarat System

Reservoir Total Capacity (ML) Current Volume (ML) Current Volume (% full)
Beales Reservoir 415 12 2.9 %
Cosgrave Reservoir 680 503 74.0 %
Gong Gong Reservoir 1,902 622 32.7 %
Kirks Reservoir 400 260 65.1 %
Lal Lal Reservoir (CHW Share)* 35,670 24,230 67.9 %
Lal Lal Reservoir (Total)* 59,549 36,626 61.5 %
Moorabool Reservoir 6,192 1,733 28.0 %
Newlyn Reservoir - 24 -
Pincotts Reservoir 218 108 49.7 %
White Swan Reservoir 14,107 8,265 58.6 %
Wilsons Reservoir 1,010 59 5.8 %

All Ballarat System reservoirs are actively used for urban water supply, with additional water available from groundwater sources and the Goldfields Superpipe

*Lal Lal Reservoir is shared with other downstream users, including for environmental purposes

 

Maryborough System

Reservoir Total Capacity (ML) Current Volume (ML) Current Volume (% full)
Centenary Reservoir 180 144 80.0 %
Evansford Reservoir 1,346 938 69.7 %
Talbot Reservoir 846 272 32.2 %
Tullaroop Reservoir (CHW Share) - 1,032  -

All Maryborough System reservoirs are actively used for urban water supply, with additional water available from groundwater sources and water trade to Tullaroop Reservoir

 

Daylesford System

Reservoir Total Capacity (ML) Current Volume (ML) Current Volume (% full)
Bullarto Reservoir 219 70 31.8 %
Hepburn Reservoir 28 21 73.8 %
Wombat Reservoir 548 352 64.3%

All Daylesford System reservoirs are actively used for urban water supply, with additional water available from groundwater sources

 

Other Reservoir Storages

System Reservoir Total Capacity (ML) Current Volume (ML) Current Volume (% full)
Amphitheatre Amphitheatre Reservoir(1) 70.4 17 23.8 %
Avoca Lead Dam (2)  59 41 34.5 %
Avoca Sugarloaf Reservoir(2) 304 121 39.8 %
Beaufort Musical Gully Reservoir (1) 253 152 60.0 %
Beaufort Troy's Reservoir (3) 68 5 7.1 %
Blackwood Blackwood Basins (1) 37.5 13 34.5 %
Dean Dean Reservoir (2) 104 58 55.8 %
Landsborough Landsborough Reservoir (2) 136 35 26.0 %
Lexton Lexton Reservoir (2) 120 62 52.0 %
Redbank Redbank Reservoir (2) 132 5 3.4 %

(1) Reservoir is actively used for urban water supply, supplemented with groundwater sources

(2) Reservoir is no longer used for urban water supply, supply is now sourced solely from groundwater

(3) Reservoir is no longer used for urban water supply, supply is now sourced from other reservoirs

 

Note: There are no reservoir storages in the Clunes, Forest Hill, Learmonth and Waubra water supply systems. These townships are sourced solely from groundwater.

 

For further details of CHW's water supply system systems, please refer to the latest Annual Water Outlook and Urban Water Strategy.