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1345.4 - SA Stats, Jun 2008  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 24/06/2008   
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WATER


RAINFALL

The Bureau of Meteorology's Seasonal Climate Summary for South Australia for Autumn 2008 reported that the season's rainfall was generally below average, apart from the Mid North, Adelaide region and the Lower Southeast. Rainfall was generally below average across the Pastoral Districts this Autumn.

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 beginning of June 2008 (the beginning of Winter) was 44% of capacity, compared with 67% 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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