Dam - levels and safety

The amount of water available in our dams effects rules around water usage. Find out what's allowed under the current water restrictions.

We monitor the capacity and use of our dams on a daily basis.

Combined dam level


Karangi Dam  Shannon Creek Dam
 Current capacity 4 978 ML  Current capacity 27 677 ML
 Maximum capacity 5 600 ML  Maximum capacity 30 000 ML
 Current storage level 88.9%  Current storage level 92.6%


Average 7-day water consumption  

15.7 ML/day


Average 7-day water consumption target

14.0 ML/day

Figures correct for 12 May 2023


Karangi Dam Safety Report

2022-Annual-Dams-Safety-Standards-Report-Karangi-Dam.pdf(PDF, 274KB)


Woolgoolga Dam Safety Report

Woolgoolga-2022-Annual-Dams-Safety-Standards-Report-Woolgoolga-Dam.pdf(PDF, 273KB)