Chifley Dam Details

Chifley Dam is at 101.6% capacity as of 7 September 2021.

As at 7 September 2021 there is a GREEN Level Alert in place for Chifley Dam.

Chifley Dam is OPEN for all water activities.  Please use COVID safe practices while out at the dam.  

Winburndale Dam is at 72.5% capacity as of 7 September 2021.

Chifley Dam

(Image by David McKellar)

As at: Tuesday 7 September 2021 Value Comparison

Current Information

Chifley Dam Storage 101.6% 30,575 ML
Dead storage 4.5%  
Chifley Dam level relative to crest +155 mm +6.1 inches
Chifley Dam inflow 1,090 ML per day at 9:27 am on
Tuesday, 7 September 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   9.2 ML per day 3.7 Olympic Pools
Bathurst Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTW) release 11.5 ML per day  
Winburndale Dam storage 72.5%  
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