Dam Levels Dam Levels

 

As at 18/08/14 at 9am  
DAM CAPACITY:  94.36% / 39.34m  
DAM VOLUME:  732,981ML  

 

 

 

Boyne River Daily Ranfall via BOM site

Boyne River Height via BOM site

Lake Awoonga Storage Levels via BOM site

Lake Awoonga Dam Levels - 12 months

 

Recent Event

An average 1,634mm  of rain was recorded at monitoring stations in the Boyne River catchment above Lake Awoonga over the 12 months to 30 June 2013 (2011/12:1,117mm). This is almost twice the mean annual rainfall (approximately 850mm).  More than 70% of this rain fell in the period from 24 January to 2 March 2013, including 834mm associated with ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald in the four day period 24 - 27th January 2013.

This rainfall event was substantially larger than any previously recorded at the catchment monitoring stations.  Inflows into Lake Awoonga for the period 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013 were approximately 2.75 million ML (2011/12: 0.37 million  L), including approximately 2.3 million ML in the three months ended 31 March 2013.

Historical Storage Levels

Storage Level

Date

Level (m AHD)

Volume (ML)

Capacity (%)

Surface Area (ha)

Storage as at

31-Mar-14

39.89

769,439

99.05

6,736

Level One Month Earlier

28-Feb-14

38.86

702,140

90.38

6,333

Level One Year Earlier

31-Mar-13

40.09

782,991

100.79

6.814

Lowest Level

4-Feb-03

20.840

57,803

7.44

1,298

2nd Lowest Level

3-Feb-08

29.113

253,372

32.62

3,204

FSL and Overflow of 40m Spillway

25-Jan-13

41.32

869,303

111.94

7,304

Highest Level

27-Jan-13

48.30

1,498,586

192.90

10,810