Beetaloo Reservoir

Beetaloo Reservoir

Beetaloo reservoir, just to the east of Port Pirie in the southern Flinders Ranges, offers shore-based fishing and is currently stocked by RecFish SA with Golden Perch, Silver Perch and Murray Cod. See RecFish SA’s website for more details.

The reservoir was built between 1886 and 1890 to supply the Yorke Peninsula. The original plan was to build the new reservoir out of masonry. Eventually, after opening seven new quarries in an effort to find suitable stone, masonry was abandoned in favour of concrete.

Capacity: 3.18 gigalitres (one gigalitre is one billion litres), that will fill more than 1,500 Olympic swimming pools

Public access: Yes, for details and opening hours visit

We currently don't monitor this reservoir's volume.

  • Major faults

  • Underway

  • Corbusier Dr
  • St.Agnes
  • 22/07/2019
  • Water Supply On
  • 22/07/2019 02:24 PM - We are attending to an incident in St.Agnes with no interruption to the water supply. The safety of our crews and customers comes first, and we always aim to minimise inconvenience by restoring services as quickly as we can. Reference Number WO: 07041782.
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  • Scheduled works

  • Underway
  • Port Wakefield Rd
  • Bolivar
  • 22/07/2019
  • Temporary Supply Interruption
  • Estimated start time and water supply off: 25/07/2019 09:00 AM
    Estimated restore time and water supply back on: 25/07/2019 06:00 PM

    We’re improving your services and undertaking maintenance work in Bolivar. Sometimes our crews need to temporarily interrupt the water supply to our customers and/or manage traffic while they are working. Temporary traffic management may remain in place until reinstatement of the impacted road is complete. We always aim to minimise inconvenience by restoring services as safely and quickly as we can.

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