Dam Levels

The Ross River Dam has a catchment area of 750 sq kms and a current capacity of 233,187ML. Paluma Dam has a catchment area of 9.8 sq kms and a current storage capacity of 11,400ML.

Townsville is currently under Level 3 water restrictions. At the moment we are not pumping from the Burdekin Dam.

NOTE: Due to an issue with the sensor reading the following time periods are incorrect.  17-20 January 2016 (no corrected data available) and 3 January 2017 (correct reading was 14%).

Weir Storage Volumes

Weir Storage Volume Depth
Black's Weir 3,780ML 9 metres max.
Gleeson's Weir 490ML Unknown
Aplin's Weir 1,800ML 8 metres max.