The Storage Manager has released its second quarterly operating plan supplement for October to December 2018. This supplement accompanies the Annual Operating Plan and looks specifically at reservoir system operation over the upcoming 3-month period. The Annual Operating Plan and operating plan supplements are available here.
Allocations for October 2018 have been announced by the Storage Manager.
With well below average inflows having been received to reservoirs over the past month, Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline Product has increased by 1% to have a 40% allocation. Glenelg Compensation Flow remains at 1% allocation this month. No allocation has yet been possible to Recreation entitlement, Wetland entitlement or Commonwealth environmental entitlement.
Despite below average inflows over the past month, sufficient inflow has been received for Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline Product to increase by 22% this month to have a 39% allocation. Glenelg Compensation Flow has also received a 1% allocation. No allocation has yet been possible to Recreation entitlement, Wetland entitlement or Commonwealth environmental entitlement.
A September update on Reservoir Operations is also now available.
The Storage Manager has this week commenced a transfer of water between Rocklands Reservoir and both Taylors Lake and Toolondo Reservoir. These transfers will occur concurrently, and see 3,000 to 4,000 ML transferred to Taylors Lake, and 5,000 ML transferred to Toolondo Reservoir. Further information and details of these transfers are provided in the current Reservoir Operations Update.