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1367.2 - State and Regional Indicators, Victoria, Mar 2009  
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WATER RESOURCES

At the end of March 2009, Victoria's water storages were at 16.1% of capacity. This was 2.7 percentage points lower than the level in February 2009, and 1.4 percentage points lower than in March 2008.

Melbourne's water storage level at the end of March 2009 was 29.1% of capacity. This was 1.8 percentage points lower than the level in February 2009 and 4.1 percentage points lower than in March 2008. Rural water storages held 15.8% of their capacity at the end of March 2009, 2.7 percentage points lower than in February 2009, and 1.8 percentage points lower than the level in March 2008.





View underlying table as an Excel spreadsheet: 1367.2 Water Storage Levels, By River Basin, Victoria (file size 51kB).

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