Taylors Lake

Updated as of 4:10 PM 09 January 2019

Taylors Lake is an off-stream reservoir located 20 km south-east of Horsham and is a reliable water source. It is able to be supplied from any upstream storage within the Wimmera – Glenelg headworks and the Wimmera Inlet Channel and also has a small natural catchment (Potters Creek).

Taylors Lake has a major role in supplying environmental water to the Wimmera River and is of high recreational value due to its close proximity to Horsham.

General Information

​The lake is popular for recreational angling and when other lakes in the region are dry the lake is used as a site for water skiing.
Its popularity is increased because of its close proximity to Horsham.
Toilet facilities are available.
Dogs are permitted.

Recreational Activities

​Swimming, water skiing and jet skis are permitted.
Camping is permitted in designated camping areas only.
Shooting of ducks during duck season is permitted.

Current Operating Status

Current Level 142.810 m AHD
Current Volume 19,000 ML
Percent Full 70%
Current Inflows -310 ML/week
24 hour Rainfall 0 mmCummulative Inflows Graph
Current Releases 45 ML/day
Current Airspace 8,060 ML
70%

Comments

 
  • Levels have fallen since last report.
  • Inflows to the reservoir have decreased since last report.
  • The reservoir is not currently spilling.

Information

AHD = Australian Height Datum, expressed in metres above mean sea level
ML = Megalitres