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Lower Lakes and Goolwa Water Levels

Information on water levels, salinity, ph, wind speed and more all in the form of a map from the Government of SA Department for Water.

Salinity or "EC": 
  • drinking water - 100 ppm
  • restriction on drinking water - 500 ppm
  • limit drinking water - 1000 ppm
  • limit agriculture irrigation - 2000 ppm
  • brackish water - 500 - 30,000 ppm
  • sea water - 30,000 - 50,000 ppm
  • brine > 50.000 ppm


Water levels for 6 April 2011 (ref MDBA Weekly Reports).

 Location Water Level (AHD)
 Notes
 Lake Alexandrina
 +0.73m  
 Lake Albert
 +0.73m Connected with Lake Alexandrina
 Full supply level
 (FSL)
 +0.75m
 Level when barrages are full
 Mean sea level
 (MSL)
 +0.14m  



  

Notes
The X axis represents the week of the year, i.e., the first week is 1 and the last week is 52.
Lakes Alexandrina and Albert were re-connected during the week of 20 September 2010.