Dam Levels Dam Levels

 

As at 19/11/14 at 9am  
DAM CAPACITY:  90.25% / 38.84m  
DAM VOLUME:  701,108ML  

 

 

 

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)

Current Storage

31-Oct-14

38.98

709,757

91.36

6,378

Level One Month Ago

31-Sep-14

39.16

721,306

92.85

6,446

Level One Year Ago

31-Oct-13

39.39

736,232

94.77

6,538

Lowest Level

4-Feb-03

20.84

57,803

7.44

1,298

Second Lowest Level

3-Feb-08

29.11

253,372

32.62

3,204

Initial Overflow of 40m Spillway

12-Dec-10

40.00

776,854

100.00

6,779

Second Highest Level

28-Dec-10

44.09

1,089,510

140.25

8,615

Highest Level

27-Jan-13

48.30

1,498,586

192.90

10,810