Chifley Dam Details

Chifley Dam is at 99.5% capacity as of 23 February 2021.

As at 23 February 2021 there is a GREEN Level Alert in place for Chifley Dam. Yes, this means that the dam is OPEN to water related recreational activities on the Chifley Dam.

Winburndale Dam is at 67.4% capacity as of 23 February 2021.

Chifley Dam

(Image by David McKellar)

As at: Tuesday 23 February 2021 Value Comparison

Current Information

Chifley Dam Storage 99.5% 29,943 ML
Change in storage from the last reading -0.6% -292 ML
Dead storage 4.5%  
Chifley Dam level relative to crest -20 mm -0.8 inches
Chifley Dam inflow 4.0 ML per day at 9:50am on
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Chifley Dam recreational alert  GREEN  
Chifley Dam livestock drinking water alert No alert  
Chifley Dam release 4.35 ML per day  
Bathurst Filtration Plant (WFP) consumption 11.5 ML per day 4.6 Olympic Pools
Bathurst Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTW) release 9.1 ML per day  
Winburndale Dam storage 67.4% Over the week
Riparian release was 243 ML
Note ML = megalitre or million litres

Links and Other Resources:

Blue Green Algae - Chifley Dam
Water Restrictions
Chifley Dam Monthly Storage Graph
Chifley Dam Yearly Comparison Graph
Estimated Residential Water Usage Graph

Winburndale Dam