Chifley Dam Details

Chifley Dam is at 100.1% capacity as of 24 November 2020.

As of 24 November 2020 there is a RED Level Alert currently in place for Chifley Dam. This means that there is NO water related recreational activities  allowed on the Chifley Dam.

Winburndale Dam is at 72.2% capacity as of 24 November 2020.

Chifley Dam

(Image by David McKellar)

As at: Tuesday 24 November 2020 Value Comparison

Current Information

Chifley Dam Storage 100.1% 30,128 ML
Change in storage from the last reading -0.3% -82 ML
Dead storage 4.5%  
Chifley Dam level relative to crest +10 mm +0.4 inches
Chifley Dam inflow 2 ML/day At 10:00am on 24 November 2020
Chifley Dam algae level RED  
Chifley Dam release 4.35 ML per day  
Bathurst Filtration Plan (WFP) consumption 10.0 ML per day 4.0 Olympic Pools
Bathurst Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTW) release 8.3 ML per day  
Winburndale Dam storage 72.2% Over the week
Riparian release was 20.8 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


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