Despite no rain for the past week, local dam levels continue to rise, reaching 40 per cent capacity over the past couple of days. Dam levels are now at their highest level since November 2006.
Further rainfall over the remainder of winter, combined with snow melt should see dam levels well exceed 50 per cent of capacity in the near term. So much for eco scaremongerer Tim Flummery’s doomsday scenario of Australian cities running out of water by year end.
Bans on household irrigation systems should now be lifted, Actew.