Lake Eildon

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Sun Sep 12, 2010 9:49 am

Report for Sunday 12th September 2010

Current lake level: 55.9% (up 0.5% in 24hrs)
Lake Height: 275.79m
24hr water level rise/fall: 18cm rise
24hr rainfall: 0.0mm
Inflow: 16,000ML/day (approx)
Outflow: 130ML
Pondage Level: 53%
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Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:30 am

Report for Monday 13th September 2010

Current lake level: 56.3% (up 0.4% in 24hrs)
Lake Height: 275.94m
24hr water level rise/fall: 15cm rise
24hr rainfall: 4.2mm
Inflow: 14,500ML/day (approx)
Outflow: 130ML
Pondage Level: 52%
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Mon Sep 13, 2010 3:50 pm

Just wondering, if Melbourne Water says '3000ML from sugarloaf pipeline, how is there only 130ML listed as outflow of Lake Eildon???? Always an answer to everything :) ;)
Go the bombersss!
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Mon Sep 13, 2010 5:22 pm

nafets wrote:Just wondering, if Melbourne Water says '3000ML from sugarloaf pipeline, how is there only 130ML listed as outflow of Lake Eildon???? Always an answer to everything :) ;)
I think Melbourne Water stopped water transferal from Lake Eildon to Sugarloaf so the 300ML wasn't included in outflow.
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Tue Sep 14, 2010 9:52 am

Report for Tuesday 14th September 2010

Current lake level: 56.7% (up 0.4% in 24hrs)
Lake Height: 276.08m
24hr water level rise/fall: 14cm rise
24hr rainfall: 0.0mm
7 day rainfall: 24.4mm
Inflow: 14,500ML/day (approx)
Outflow: 130ML
Pondage Level: 50%
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Thu Sep 16, 2010 6:25 am

Report for Wednesday 15th September 2010

Current lake level: 57.1% (up 0.4% in 24hrs)
Lake Height: 276.20m
24hr water level rise/fall: 12cm rise
24hr rainfall: 0.0mm
Inflow: 11,000ML/day (approx)
Outflow: 130ML
Pondage Level: 50%
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Thu Sep 16, 2010 6:58 am

A busy time for Philp of LakeEildon.com

My stats from GM Water seem to be getting more out of date all the time... anyway... based on the figures from their web site this morning...

Eildon has risen well over the last week, although we will be tempted to compare it with last week and say bad things. It is up by 3.28% to 57.11%. This is 281% of the average rise and is the third biggest rise of the last 3 years (only beaten by the last two weeks!) This is the highest level the lake has achieved since November 1997.

The indicies are pretty good, although there has obviously been some wet weeks at this time of year historically. Against ATA, Eildon rose again to 79.31%, up by 3.20%. Against L5A it is up 4.31% to be 193.88% - getting towards twice the average of the last five years! But, it lost ground against last week's figure, down 0.02% to be 34.28% higher. It also lost ground against 1983 by 1.26% to be 12.31% higher. However, Eildon gained 3.15% on 2007 levels to be 34.68% higher than then.

The physical lake level also continued to come up, rising 122cm to be only 12.70 metres below full.

A new stat I mentioned last week, the five week rise is now 22.09%, which is the 7th highest result ever achieved. The lake will need to rise by more than 2.35% next week to get that figure higher.

And overall - Eildon remains in 42nd position, but it is closing in on 1982, 1984 and 1985 levels - all of which are less than 2% higher than the current level.

It is already mid-September, and while Spring rises are common, they often don't result in large percentages. But historically this was because the lake was already full by the end of Winter. In more recent years, good spring rises have been achieved if rainfall keeps coming. Average rainfall from here see Eildon top out at 63.35%... we'd be hoping for lots more than that, but it simply depends on the rain.

And with this report, I sign off for a couple of weeks in terms of being in regular connection with the group. I will travelling out west - leaving my computer behind and looking to get some red dust between the toes. I will seek to post reports from Birdsville and Carnarvon Gorge over the next two weeks if possible, otherwise - enjoy the lake and keep up the great work here on the forum
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Fri Sep 17, 2010 10:47 am

Good morning! Filling in for Wes here.

eildon is at 276.40m or 41 feet below full
this is an increase of 100mm over the past 24 hours
eildon is currently 57.6%
inflow is 9100meg outflow is 130meg
rainfall for the past 24 hours was 2.2mm
the pondage is currently at 50%
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Fri Sep 17, 2010 3:49 pm

Thanks Karl! 60% looks easy-peasy now, I never would have thought that a few months ago, fantastic! We've been up there the last week working hard in the cabin, very quiet up there before the school holiday rush. On the way home today there were heaps of big boats heading up for the weekend :D

Was hoping the bridge would be open again at Rubicon, I'd heard whispers that it would be, hopefully it will be operational by tomorrow when we head back up. Apparently they're putting in a temporary one-way Army bridge so we can all head up Taggerty-Thornton, instead of through Alex. It's a nice drive, but adds quite a few km's to the trip going that way.
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Wed Sep 22, 2010 7:06 am

From yesterday, 21/9/10:

morning all readings taken at 9am

eildon is at 276.69m or 40 feet below full

this is an increase of 60mm over the past 24 hours

eildon is currently 58.4%

inflow is 6000meg outflow is 130meg

rainfall for the past week was 5mm

the pondage is currently 43%
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Fri Sep 24, 2010 12:07 am

Thanks for that Lily. Things are levelling out a bit now with no rain to speak of for a couple of weeks. That said 8000 ml per day infow is still very good. Hope we see a rain event on the horizon soon to action another filling spurt! Do want that 70%!
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Fri Sep 24, 2010 5:33 am

Report for Thursday 23rd September 2010

Current lake level: 58.8%
Lake Height: 276.80m
24hr water level rise/fall: 5cm rise
24hr rainfall: 0.0mm
Inflow: 5,000ML/day (approx)
Outflow: 130ML
Pondage Level: 39%
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Fri Sep 24, 2010 5:36 am

Would love to see 70% to Blackie, but I think that this blocking high has greatly damaged our chances.
Need a massive change in patterns to get these NW cloudbands affecting QLD to come down to VIC.
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Fri Sep 24, 2010 6:15 am

The Alliance high level boat ramp is in the water :D Not far enough to use it yet, but still... Parking's going to be a problem this year, no idea where all the trailers and cars are going to go!
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Fri Sep 24, 2010 7:03 am

johnno wrote:I think theres quite a good chance that we could now see Eildon up to 60% by the 3rd week of September quite phenominal given that only few short weeks ago most of us were aiming at 50% for the end of Spring
Good Call Johnno..!
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Wed Sep 29, 2010 5:40 am

Report for Tuesday 28th September 2010

Current lake level: 59.4%
Lake Height: 277.05m
24hr water level rise/fall: 5cm rise
24hr rainfall: 0.0mm
Last 7 days rainfall: 5.4mm
Inflow: 4,500ML/day (approx)
Outflow: 130ML
Pondage Level: 30%
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Wed Sep 29, 2010 6:11 am

Cant wait to get back up to M, saw some pics of tops of massive wattles and pines hanging out of the water from last week end.
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Wed Sep 29, 2010 11:38 am

Report for Wednesday 29th September 2010

Current lake level: 59.5%
Lake Height: 277.09m
24hr water level rise/fall: 4cm rise
24hr rainfall: 4.8mm
Inflow: 4,000ML/day (approx)
Outflow: 130ML
Pondage Level: 28.5%
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Sat Oct 02, 2010 9:47 am

Report for Saturday 2nd October 2010

Current lake level: 59.8%
Lake Height: 277.19m
24hr water level rise/fall: 3cm rise
24hr rainfall: 0.0mm
Inflow: 3,000ML/day (approx)
Outflow: 130ML
Pondage Level: 33%
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Mon Oct 04, 2010 7:19 pm

Report for Monday 4th October 2010

Current lake level: 60%
Lake Height: 277.25m
24hr water level rise/fall: 3cm rise
24hr rainfall: 0.0mm
Inflow: 3,000ML/day (approx)
Outflow: 130ML
Pondage Level: 29%

60% :woooo: :bringiton:
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