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Coonabarabran Water Report - 5 April 2019

On Friday, 5 April 2019, the water level at Timor Dam was 20.26% of dam capacity. This is an increase of 2.46%, due to the recent rainfall fall.

On Saturday 30 March 2019 Timor Dam catchment area recorded 66ml of rain raising the water level in the dam by 50cm. The water level in Timor Dam is currently sitting at 6.7m below the crest.

Average daily water consumption for the period to Friday, 5 April 2019, was 0.9Ml per day.

Water for the township of Coonabarabran continues to be sourced from nine (9) bores.

The average daily consumption (MI per day), by week, for the last six (6) weeks is:

22/2/2019

1/3/2019

8/3/2019

15/3/2019

22/3/2019

5/4/2019

1.09

0.98

1.21

1.17

0.89

0.9

Coonabarabran remains on level 4 water restrictions. Despite an increase in dam level after the recent rainfalls, the township currently still relies on 100% groundwater from the old and new backup bores.

Council urges residents to continue to be mindful of the amount of water they are using and to minimise water usage wherever possible.

For a range of water saving tips and full details of current Level 4 water restrictions, residents should refer to the Water Update Information page.

Last Updated: 10 Apr 2019

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