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1345.4 - SA Stats, Sep 2008  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/09/2008   
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WATER


RAINFALL

The Bureau of Meteorology's Seasonal Climate Summary for South Australia for Winter 2008 reported that the season's rainfall was generally mixed, ranging from below average to above average. Rainfall varied from below average to above average over the pastoral districts with the far north east of the state receiving very much above average rainfall.

Diagram: Rainfall

Source:3-monthly rainfall anomalies for South Australia, Australian Bureau of Meteorology


RESERVOIR LEVELS

The total water storage in Adelaide's reservoirs at the end of August 2008 was 66% of capacity, compared to 79% at the same time in 2007.

Total reservoir storage, As a percentage of capacity, Adelaide
Graph: Total reservoir storage, As a percentage of capacity, Adelaide


Source:SA Water daily reservoir levels


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