The water levels in our three storage dams are influenced by environmental and human factors; rainfall, evaporation and population usage. As the water level drops, our water use must also reduce.

This is why water restrictions become more strict as the usable storage capacity reduces.

Total dam storage and total water usage

Individual dam storage levels

Dam Full supply volume (ML) Current volume (ML) % full Latest observation Comment
Cooby19762 ML16908 ML85.812:00pm 29/11/2023
Cressbrook79266 ML66523 ML84.412:00pm 29/11/2023
Perseverance26944 ML23313 ML86.712:00pm 29/11/2023

Combined dam storage

Daily water use for October 2023

By water restriction level

Town zone Main supply target (litres/person/day) Daily consumption (litres/person/day)
Blue Mountain Heights200 (Low)247
Cecil Plains200 (Low)233
Clifton200 (Low)232
Crows Nest200 (Low)223
Goombungee200 (Low)175
Gowrie Junction200 (Low)186
Gowrie Mountain200 (Low)211
Haden200 (Low)153
Hampton200 (Low)187
Highfields, Cabarlah, Meringandan East200 (Low)223
Hodgson Vale (includes Top Camp)200 (Low)252
Kingsthorpe200 (Low)195
Meringandan West200 (Low)115
Millmerran200 (Low)318
Nobby200 (Low)235
Oakey/Jondaryan200 (Low)137
Pittsworth, Brookstead, Southbrook200 (Low)312
Toowoomba City, Westbrook200 (Low)212
Wyreema200 (Low)221
Yarraman200 (Low)228
Greenmount175 (Medium)216
Vale View150 (High)260

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