Rocklands ReservoirUpdated as of 7:35 AM 23 April 2014
Rocklands Reservoir is the largest reservoir within GWMWater’s water supply system and is located on the Glenelg River. Originally constructed to supply the Wimmera-Mallee Domestic and Stock channel system, water held by Rocklands Reservoir is now used for many different purposes. A unique feature of Rocklands Reservoir is that all entitlement holders, including the environment, are able to be supplied with water from the reservoir.
This reservoir has six special location bouys installed adjacent to each of the six main camp grounds. These assist lake users locate their position on the lake.
Toilet facilities are available. Dogs are not permitted.
Camping is permitted in designated camping areas only.
Shooting of ducks during duck season is permitted.
A caravan park is also located at the reservoir.
Current Operating Status
|Current Level||189.724 m AHD|
|Current Volume||84,318 ML|
|Current Inflows||0 ML/week|
|24 hour Rainfall||0 mm Cummulative Inflows Graph|
|Current Releases||40 ML/day|
|Current Spills||0 ML/day|
|Current Airspace||177,192 ML|
- Levels have fallen since last report.
- Inflows to the reservoir have decreased since last report.
- The reservoir is not currently spilling.
|Full Supply Level||195.47 m AHD|
|Full Supply Volume||348,300 ML|
|Maximum Operating Level (MOL)||194.10 m AHD|
|Maximum Operating Volume||261,510 ML|
|Spillway Length||154.53 m|
|Spillway Capacity||66,000 ML/day|
|Outlet Capacity||600 ML/day|
|Catchment Area||1,355 km2|
|Surface Area When Full||6,750 km2|
|Major Tributary||Glenelg River|
|Average Annual Inflow||83,000 ML/year|
|Maximum Depth||17 m|
ML = Megalitres