Chifley Dam Details

Chifley Dam is at 100.1% capacity as of Friday 20 January 2023.

As at 20 January 2023 there is a RED Level Alert in place for Blue Green Algae at Chifley Dam.

Chifley Dam is CLOSED for all water based recreational uses.

Please use COVID safe practices while out at the dam.   

Winburndale Dam is at 79.8% capacity as of 20 January 2023.

Chifley Dam

(Image by David McKellar)

As at: Friday 20 January 2023 Value Comparison

Current Information

Chifley Dam Storage 100.3% 30,183 ML
Dead storage 4.5%  
Chifley Dam level relative to crest +10 mm +0.4 inches
Chifley Dam inflow 50 ML per day at 9.36 am on
Friday, 20 January 2023
Chifley Dam recreational algae alert level RED  
Chifley Dam livestock drinking water alert HIGH  
Chifley Dam release 4.35 ML per day  
Bathurst Filtration Plant (WFP) consumption 14.2 ML per day 5.7 Olympic Pools
Bathurst Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTW) release 9.6  ML per day  
Winburndale Dam storage 79.8%  
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