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Dam Levels

Last updated Wednesday 26 June 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
96.3% 50.0% 59.2%

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

Historic Dam Levels (in %) 

Level 1 Water Restrictions commenced on Monday 15 April 2019.

Hastings River Update as at 26/06/2019

The small amount of rain in the catchment in early June resulted in a slight flow increase in the Hastings River.  This increase has allowed limited water extraction and transfer to Port Macquarie Dam.  As a result of this transfer, dam levels have generally stabilised however with declining river levels the situation is being closely monitored in conjunction with rainfall forecasts.  


This page was last updated on: 26 June 2019