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Level 1 Water Restrictions to remain in place

Despite recent rainfall in the Shoalhaven area, Level 1 water restrictions remain in place.

Some increase in flows in the Kangaroo River have allowedShoalhaven Water to top up Bamarang dam, while conserving the back-up supply from Danjera Dam.  2850 million litres of water was released from Danjera dam prior to the recent rain, and this back up supply now sits at 59%.

The whole of the Shoalhaven continues to be served from Bamarang dam, as Porters Creek dam in the southern area is currently sitting at 49.3%.

River levels in the Shoalhaven River are being monitored daily, with some increase in the last 24 hours. Shoalhaven Water staff will continue to monitor the total inflows to Tallowa dam. Pumping from this supply can be maintained while ever the inflows exceed 90 ML/day. As of today (Thursday 11th) the inflow is above 500 ML/day.

The Bureau of Meteorology has declared an El Nino alert level this week, which indicates a hotter and drier summer.

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  • Level 1 Water Restrictions to remain in place

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