Dam Levels

The latest Emergency Action Plan (EAP) for Ross River Dam can be found on the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy website.

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 currently has water conservation measures in place. We are not currently pumping from the Burdekin Dam.

Please note: The reading from the Dam Levels application below rounds to the nearest whole number.

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.