Chifley Dam Details

Chifley Dam is at 100.2% capacity as of 11 May 2021.

As at 11 May 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, with care required to avoid any visible areas of algae scum.

Winburndale Dam is at 65.0% capacity as of 11 May 2021.

Chifley Dam

(Image by David McKellar)

As at: Tuesday 11 May 2021 Value Comparison

Current Information

Chifley Dam Storage 100.2% 30,155 ML
Change in storage from the last reading Nil Nil
Dead storage 4.5%  
Chifley Dam level relative to crest +20 mm +0.8 inches
Chifley Dam inflow 22 ML per day at 9:00 am on
Tuesday, 4 May 2021
Chifley Dam recreational alert  GREEN  
Chifley Dam livestock drinking water alert No  
Chifley Dam release 4.35 ML per day  
Bathurst Filtration Plant (WFP) consumption 11.9 ML per day 4.8 Olympic Pools
Bathurst Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTW) release 8.5 ML per day  
Winburndale Dam storage 65.0% Over the week
Riparian release was  209.3 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


Mon May 17
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