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(5) The Government has not yet received a detailed proposal on this matter, and has therefore not made the assessments outlined in the question.

(6) No assessments have been made.

(7) NA.

Water—rainfall figures

(Question No 1811)

Mrs Dunne asked the Minister for the Environment, Water and Climate Change, upon notice, on 5 December 2007:

What have been the weekly (a) rainfall figures and (b) inflows and outflows for the last four weeks for (i) Bendora, (ii) Corin, (iii) Cotter and (iv) Googong dams.

Mr Stanhope: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

Rainfall, inflows and outflows for the requested periods are indicated in the following tables.

Rainfall (millimetres)

Date

Corin

Bendora

Cotter

Googong

4 Nov - 10 Nov

27

29

15

52

11 Nov - 17 Nov

7

1

0

0

18 Nov - 24 Nov

50

67

57

27

25 Nov - 1 Dec

39

17

19

36

The above figures are recorded rainfall at the locations indicated. As rainfall events are often localised, rainfall across catchments may vary from these figures.

Inflows (megalitres)

Date

Corin

Bendora

Cotter

Googong

4 Nov - 10 Nov

378

203

220

274

11 Nov - 17 Nov

193

104

112

174

18 Nov - 24 Nov

562

302

326

678

25 Nov - 1 Dec

805

432

467

1287

Outflows (megalitres)

Date

Corin

Bendora

Cotter

Googong*

4 Nov - 10 Nov

184

166

23

39

11 Nov - 17 Nov

137

119

15

28

18 Nov - 24 Nov

171

101

213**

33

25 Nov - 1 Dec

89

104

346**

39

*

As Googong outflows are derived from a downstream gauging station, a small amount of catchment area below the dam is included in the above figures.

**

Includes spillway overflows. Overflows occurred while the Mount Stromlo Water Treatment Plant was shut down to enable the installation of the Ultra Violet disinfection system. During this time all supply was from Googong.


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