At 8 March 2012, the reservoirs in the Adelaide water collection area were 54.0% full, holding approximately 106.6 GL. At the same time in the previous year, these reservoirs were 72.9% full, holding 143.8 GL. Reservoir levels fell by 37.2. GL, or 25.9%, over this period.
At 8 March 2012, the reservoirs servicing Canberra, Darwin, Hobart and Sydney were near 100% capacity while Perth had the lowest reservoir levels, at 24.1% full.
Information on reservoir levels is collected, standardised and disseminated by the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). This information includes the total volume of accessible water stored in public water storage facilities (e.g. dams) with a capacity over one gigalitre (GL) as well as the total capacity of water storage facilities in the region (% full).
For more details, including daily updates of reservoir data, go to the BOM website linked above.
These documents will be presented in a new window.