Chifley Dam Details

Chifley Dam is at 102.9% capacity as of 27 July 2021.

As at 27 July 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 89.5% capacity as of 27 July 2021.

Chifley Dam

(Image by David McKellar)

As at: Tuesday 27 July 2021 Value Comparison

Current Information

Chifley Dam Storage 102.9% 30,960 ML
Dead storage 4.5%  
Chifley Dam level relative to crest +285 mm +11.2 inches
Chifley Dam inflow 1,650 ML per day at 9:09 am on
Tuesday, 27 July 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 10.6 ML per day 4.2 Olympic Pools
Bathurst Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTW) release 12.2 ML per day  
Winburndale Dam storage 89.5%  
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