BALLARAT'S water supply has dropped below 80 per cent for the first time this year, but is still more than 20 per cent better off than at the same time in 2019.
It was in May 2019, that the long-running drought broke, but a more average end to autumn this year in terms of rainfall is the reason behind the slight drop off in reservoir supply.
Ballarat's water supply sits at a still very healthy 79.6 per cent.
The region's biggest three reservoirs remain well stocked, despite a 2.7 per cent reduction in water levels at Moorabool Reservoir in the past two weeks.
That reservoir remains at a reasonably healthy 60.2 per cent, compared to just 31 per cent at the same time last year.
The White Swan Reservoir to Ballarat's north has a current storage level of 74.3 per cent, well up on the 57 per cent from last year.
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Lal Lal Reservoir has seen no change in the past two weeks with Central Highlands Water's share of the catchment remaining at 89.2 per cent, up from 67 per cent at the start of June 2019.
The total of Lal Lal Reservoir is at 83.4 per cent, or 49,636 megalitres.
On average, Ballarat customers are using 223 megalitres a week.
Across the regions, Maryborough has a current total supply of 3185ML with a current weekly usage of 18.2ML. Daylesford has a supply of 608ML with a usage of 8.2ML a week, while Beaufort's supply is at 240ML, but the township uses just 1.9ML a week.
Permanent water saving measures are in place. For full details of your current water supply, head to chw.net.au
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