Water restrictions from 18 Sep 2018 - Water restrictions apply to all Council water supply schemes:

Medium level (200 litres/person/day) - Brookstead, Cambooya, Cecil Plains, Clifton, Greenmount, Hodgson Vale (includes Top Camp), Pittsworth, Southbrook, Vale View & Yarraman schemes.

Continuation of permanent conservation measures (200 litres/person/day) - Toowoomba Bulk Water Supply Scheme (Oakey, Jondaryan, Haden, Crows Nest, Highfields, Kingsthorpe, Gowrie Junction, Meringandan, Toowoomba City, Westbrook and Goombungee)

Water supply and dam level statistics

Perseverance Dam
43.6%
 

The table below provides weekly data for each of the three storage dams, and water consumption figures in litres/person/day for the past week when compared to the same time last year (for Toowoomba residents only).

 

Weekly water supply statistics

 

1. Water Supply From 9/10/2018 to 15/10/2018        
  Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Week
Last 7 days: 9/10/2018 10/10/2018 11/10/2018 12/10/2018 13/10/2018 14/10/2018 15/10/2018 Total
Cressbrook Dam                
Production (ML) 17.1 17.5 17.5 17.6 12.7 23.4 24.2 130.1
Rainfall (mm) 0.0 3.2 3.8 8.4 19.6 6.0 6.2 47.2
Evaporation (mm) 3.8 2.4 5.6 3.2 1.8 1.2 0.6 18.6
Current Storage (ML) 37,461 37,461 37,427 37,427 37,494 37,494 37,461  
Usable Storage (%) 47.5 47.5 47.5 47.5 47.6 47.6 47.5  
Perseverance Dam                
Production (ML) 5.0 3.9 4.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 13.1
Rainfall (mm) 0.2 10.2 2.4 6.2 22.0 5.8 4.6 51.4
Evaporation (mm) 2.8 2.4 3.6 1.4 0.8 0.8 0.2 12.0
Current Storage (ML) 9,256 9,256 9,245 9,256 9,279 9,290 9,290  
Usable Storage (%) 34.4 34.4 34.4 34.4 34.5 34.5 34.5  
Cooby Dam                
Production (ML) 1.9 4.6 3.0 3.0 2.1 0.0 1.8 16.3
Rainfall (mm) 0.0 0.0 1.2 4.8 20.4 2.6 2.2 31.2
Evaporation (mm) 5.4 2.6 6.0 2.2 2.6 0.8 1.0 20.6
Current Storage (ML) 7,867 7,867 7,867 7,867 7,901 7,901 7,901  
Usable Storage (%) 39.9 39.9 39.9 39.9 40.1 40.1 40.1  
Total Dam Storage                
Current Storage (ML) 54,584 54,584 54,539 54,551 54,674 54,685 54,652  
Usable Storage (%) 43.5% 43.5% 43.5% 43.5% 43.6% 43.6% 43.6%  
Water Treatment                
Mt Kynoch WTP (ML) 26.3 31.3 29.1 25.6 26.5 22.8 27.5 189.1
Bores (ML) 6.0 5.5 6.0 5.9 5.5 5.5 6.1 40.5
                 
2. Water Consumption this year                
  Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week
Last 7 days: 8/10/2018 9/10/2018 10/10/2018 11/10/2018 12/10/2018 13/10/2018 14/10/2018 average
Toowoomba (ML/d) 21.5 33.2 23.8 24.5 27.2 24.7 28.1 26.1
Treated Water (ML/d) 28.6 40.1 30.9 31.0 33.3 28.7 33.9 32.3
Treated water (L/p/d) 201 281 217 218 234 201 238 227
Residential (L/p/d)               150
Bulk Water (ML/d) 28.6 40.1 30.9 31.0 33.3 28.7 33.9 32.3
Other Shires (ML/d) 7.1 6.9 7.1 6.5 6.1 4.0 5.8 6.2
                 
3. Water Consumption same time last year                
  Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week
Last 7 days: 9/10/2017 10/10/2017 11/10/2017 12/10/2017 13/10/2017 14/10/2017 15/10/2017 average
Toowoomba (ML/d) 28.0 36.2 36.2 24.2 32.1 32.1 16.3 29.3
Treated Water (ML/d) 34.6 43.0 40.3 30.1 32.9 38.0 21.4 34.3
Treated water (L/p/d) 243 302 283 212 231 267 150 241
Residential (L/p/d)               150
Bulk Water (ML/d) 34.6 43.0 42.9 30.1 38.6 38.0 21.4 35.5
Other Shires (ML/d) 6.6 6.8 6.8 6.0 6.5 5.9 5.1 6.2
                 
Note: 1. Dams storage figures are as at 9.00 am on the day shown.      
  2. Water consumption figures are for the 24 hr period commencing at 9.00 am  
  on the day shown.            
  3. Usable storage % reflects volume available for supply, not the % of the current volume

Daily water use figures

DAM LEVELS COMPARISON
  Permanent Conservation Measures Permanent Conservation Measures
from 9:00am 14 Oct 2018 to 9:00am Mon Oct 15 2018 to 9:00am Sun Oct 15 2017
Evaporation        
Cooby 2.9 mm 1.6 mm
Perseverance 1.7 mm 1.4 mm
Cressbrook 2.7 mm 1.2 mm
Dam Levels Usable Storage Total Storage Usable storage Total Storage
Cooby 40.1 % 7,901 ML 49.7   % 9,783 ML
Perseverance 34.5 % 9,290 ML 39.6   % 10,650 ML
Cressbrook 47.5 % 37,461 ML 61.0   % 48,124 ML
Combined 43.6% 54,652   ML 54.7% 68,557   ML
Rainfall in the Catchments - previous 7 days    
Cooby 31.2 mm 58.6 mm
Perseverance 51.4 mm 61.6 mm
Cressbrook 47.2 mm 99.0 mm
Total Usage of treated water 32.3 ML 34.3 ML
Rolling 7 day residential usage average (Toowoomba City residents only)
  150 L/p/d 161 L/p/d
         
         
NOTE 1. Usable storage % reflects volume available for supply, not the % of the total storage

Recent dam level readings

Date Cooby Creek Dam Cressbrook Creek Dam Perseverance Dam
15th October 2018 7901ML 37461ML 9290ML
12th October 2018 7867ML 37427ML 9256ML
11th October 2018 7867ML 37427ML 9245ML
10th October 2018 7867ML 37461ML 9256ML
9th October 2018 7867ML 37461ML 9256ML
Last Updated: Monday, 15 October 2018 13:19
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