The April 2018 Assessment has been announced by the Storage Manager. As a result of warm and dry conditions experienced during March, there has been no increase in water available or the System Reserve this month. The System Reserve remains at 39,500 ML, and must reach 45,000 ML before further allocation can be made to entitlements this season.
The Storage Manager has released its fourth quarterly operating plan supplement for April to June 2018. This is the last supplement for the 2017-18 season, and accompanies the Annual Operating Plan. The supplement looks specifically at reservoir system operation over the upcoming 3-month period. The Annual Operating Plan and operating plan supplements are available here.
Members of the public are advised to avoid direct contact with water in Green Lake near Horsham after monitoring detected levels of blue green algae above levels considered safe for recreational use. For more information please refer to the media advisory statement issued by Horsham Rural City Council, or GWMWater's Blue-Green Algae information page.