Inflows continue into Sydney dams, Warragamba 69%

Inflows continue into Sydney dams, Warragamba 69%

11 February 2020

Sydney’s dam storages continue to receive inflows from the recent rain event, with Warragamba storage reaching 69% this morning (Tuesday, 11 February), up more than 8 percentage points in 24 hours and continuing to rise.

The total metropolitan storage volume has reach 71.1% and continues to rise, up from 43% late last week before the rain arrived.

Greater Sydney dam storage levels for 11 February, with dam level comparisons from yesterday and prior to the weekend rain event:

Dam

Today (11 Feb) %

Yesterday (10 Feb) %

Friday (7 Feb) %

Warragamba

69

60.7

42

Avon

82.4

80.3

44.5

Cataract

70.2

67.6

26.2

Cordeaux

70.1

67.1

36.5

Nepean

100

100

32.3

Woronora

60.8

59.3

34.4

Total

71.1%

63%

43%

While some ash and debris has been washed into the Warragamba system, there is no impact on the water quality being supplied for treatment.

Monitoring continues by experienced water quality scientists using sophisticated, real-time technology pioneered by WaterNSW which predicts any change in storage water quality.

Media Contact – Tony Webber 0428 613 478.

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