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.
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.
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 Level||143.270 m AHD|
|Current Volume||20,810 ML|
|Current Inflows||160 ML/week|
|Current Releases||0 ML/day|
|Current Airspace||6,250 ML|
|Full Supply Level||144.66 m AHD|
|Full Supply Volume||27,060 ML|
|Maximum Operating Volume||27,060 ML|
|Spillway Volume||No Spillway m AHD|
|Inlet Capacity||1,500 ML/day|
|Outlet Capacity||400 ML/day|
|Catchment Area||80.6 km2|
|Surface Area When Full||7.4 km2|
|Major Tributary||Potters Creek|
|Maximum Depth||10.2 m|