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Dam Levels

Last updated Wednesday 17 April 2019 :

Dam levels shown below are generally updated on a weekly basis:

Port Macquarie Dam
max storage 2,500 megalitres
Cowarra Dam
max storage 10,000 megalitres
Total Combined
Storage level
98.5% 58.0% 66.1%

Total Storage Level = the combined level of Port Macquarie and Cowarra Dams, expressed as a percentage (%).

Historic Dam Levels (in %) 

Hastings River Update as at 17/04/2019

Council is currently not extracting water from the Hastings River due to low river levels.  We are relying on stored water at Port Macquarie and Cowarra dams.

Level 1 Water Restrictions commenced on Monday 15 April 2019.


This page was last updated on: 17 April 2019