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Regional NSW

Regional NSW storage

24.7%

Updated: 23 March 2020

Drought Hub - NSW Government links, fact sheets and the latest information about drought management, preparations and recovery.

Regional NSW Drought Reports - WaterNSW

BoM - The Bureau of Meteorology weather forecasts and climate outlooks

Drought Update - NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment - Water

The Safe and Secure Water Program - Regional infrastructure co-funding program under the NSW Government’s Restart NSW Fund.

MDBA - Murray Darling Basin Authority Drought information

Drought Communities Programme - Federal Government support for communities in the most drought-affected regions of Australia.

Drought Response Projects

Fact Sheets

Critical NSW Valleys - WaterNSW presentations

 

 

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82.8
Saturday 28 March
0.3
2,150,514 ML
2,596,150 ML
8,814 ML
1,260 ML
7,499 ML
Saturday 28 March
83.6
Warragamba Dam
Warragamba
Saturday 28 March
1,693,872
2,027,000
1,183,176
1,671,955
1,686,264
510,696
21,917
7,608
58.4
82.5
83.2
25.2
1.1
0.4
63.7
Woronora Dam
Woronora
Saturday 28 March
45,716
71,790
34,251
45,611
45,846
11,465
105
-130
47.7
63.5
63.9
16.0
0.1
-0.2
89.7
Avon Dam
Upper Nepean
Saturday 28 March
131,532
146,700
85,821
130,534
132,132
45,711
998
-600
58.5
89.0
90.1
31.2
0.7
-0.4
68.6
Cataract Dam
Upper Nepean
Saturday 28 March
66,683
97,190
29,517
66,212
66,480
37,166
471
203
30.4
68.1
68.4
38.2
0.5
0.2
75.3
Cordeaux Dam
Upper Nepean
Saturday 28 March
70,523
93,640
37,743
69,269
70,397
32,780
1,254
126
40.3
74.0
75.2
35.0
1.3
0.1
87.2
Nepean Dam
Upper Nepean
Saturday 28 March
59,094
67,730
40,454
66,123
60,282
18,640
-7,029
-1,188
59.7
97.6
89.0
27.5
-10.4
-1.8
93.5
Prospect Dam
Saturday 28 March
31,175
33,330
30,920
28,910
31,022
255
2,265
153
92.8
86.7
93.1
0.8
6.8
0.5
79.8
Wingecarribee Reservoir
Shoalhaven
Saturday 28 March
19,262
24,130
14,235
17,833
19,262
5,027
1,429
0
59.0
73.9
79.8
20.8
5.9
0.0
82.2
Fitzroy Falls Reservoir
Shoalhaven
Saturday 28 March
8,178
9,950
8,368
8,606
6,906
-190
-428
1,272
84.1
86.5
69.4
-1.9
-4.3
12.8
100.0
Tallowa Dam
Shoalhaven
The 'capacity' for Tallowa Dam only refers to the water available to be transferred to Sydney, when the total system storage is below 75%. The dam can hold 90,000 ML, but as of 28 August 2019, 21,800 ML is available for transfers.
Saturday 28 March
21,800
21,800
7,430
21,800
21,800
14,370
0
0
34.1
100.0
100.0
65.9
0.0
0.0
92.7
Blue Mountains Dams
Blue Mountains
Saturday 28 March
2,679
2,890
2,244
2,731
2,624
435
-52
55
77.6
94.5
90.8
15.1
-1.8
1.9
Warragamba Catchment
0.6
18.6
609
Nepean Catchment
0.3
9.4
887
Woronora Catchment
0.2
7.5
854
Shoalhaven Catchment
0.3
7.5
755
Blue Mountains Catchments
5.5
72.7
1,269
Avon Dam
28
196
3,015
Nepean Dam
22
144
7,474
Cataract Dam
28
78
7,084
Cordeaux Dam
11
60
2,834
Woronora Dam
8
83
2,280
Broughtons Pass Weir
33
85
7,117
Pheasants Nest Weir
68
397
14,679
Tallowa Dam
0
1,581
47,525