How full is the Wellington Dam?
Monthly Dam Comparison
How full are Perth’s dams?
Perth dam locations
Where is the biggest dam in Australia?
Tasmania’s Gordon Dam, one of the largest in Australia, was constructed in the 1970s. It has a catchment area of 1,280 km2 (494 sq mi)….Australian Capital Territory.
|Reservoir name (where appropriate)||Bendora Reservoir|
|Waterway(s) impounded||Cotter River|
Who owns Wellington Dam?
Wellington Dam is the largest dam in the South West and the second largest in Western Australia, and is fed by the Collie River. In December 2009 the Water Corporation started a $41 million project to strengthen the dam wall.
Can you swim in the Harvey Dam?
Harvey Dam: a concrete boat launching site, Gibbs Pools day use site, electric boating, sailing, fishing, marroning, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, bushwalking, cycling, sightseeing and picnicking.
Is Harvey Dam drinking water?
All Perth’s metropolitan and regional dams are proclaimed Public Drinking Water Source Areas and are protected under the Metropolitan Water Supply Sewerage and Drainage Act 1909, the Country Areas Water Supply Act 1947 and the Water Services Act 2012.
How often is the rainfall data updated?
* Average monthly rainfall (for the period 1876 – 2016). Dam volumes, rainfall and water use data is updated every working day, streamflow is updated weekly. N/A = Data not available. Rainfall measured in mm. * Average monthly rainfall data supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology for the period 1994 to 2019.
Where do you get your rainfall figures for Perth?
We obtain our rainfall figures for the Perth metro area directly from the Bureau of Meteorology’s (BoM) Perth weather station. We update the data daily around 9am or as soon as it becomes available. Sometimes BoM may adjust the figures later in the day or update data from previous days, which is not always captured in our data.
What does the rainfall data mean for Perth’s dams?
* Average monthly rainfall (for the period 1876 – 2016). Dam volumes, rainfall and water use data is updated every working day, streamflow is updated weekly. We need steady, regular rain in order to soak our catchments and get water flowing into our dams. Slowly declining rainfall means Perth’s dams receive much less streamflow than in past years.
Where can I find historical rainfall data?
Rainfall data has been supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology since 1994. We started recording rainfall data at all our dams in 1876, giving us our own historical records for this period.