The Happy Valley Reservoir was built between 1892 and 1897. In addition to water from its reserve, the reservoir receives water from Mount Bold Reservoir (via the Clarendon Weir). The Happy Valley Water Treatment plant, which treats much of Adelaide’s drinking water, is located within the reservoir reserve.
Capacity: 12.6 gigalitres (one gigalitre is one billion litres), which would fill 6,300 Olympic swimming pools
Public access: No
|Capacity, volume and rainfall levels across reservoirs supplying metropolitan Adelaide, compared to last month last year|
|Capacity (GL)||Volume this week (GL)||Volume this week (%)||Volume this week last year (GL)||Average Volume this month (GL)||Rainfall this week (mm)|