Chifley Dam Details

Chifley Dam is at 99.4% capacity as of 19 January 2021.

As at 19 January 2021 there remains an AMBER 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 80.1% capacity as of 19 January 2021.

Chifley Dam

(Image by David McKellar)

As at: Tuesday 19 January 2021 Value Comparison

Current Information

Chifley Dam Storage 99.4% 29,910 ML
Change in storage from the last reading -0.6% -201 ML
Dead storage 4.5%  
Chifley Dam level relative to crest -30 mm -1.2 inches
Chifley Dam inflow Stopped  
Chifley Dam recreational alert  AMBER  
Chifley Dam livestock drinking water alert No alert  
Chifley Dam release 4.35 ML per day  
Bathurst Filtration Plan (WFP) consumption 14.2 ML per day 5.7 Olympic Pools
Bathurst Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTW) release 8.0 ML per day  
Winburndale Dam storage 80.1% Over the week
Riparian release was 34.6 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