Little Para Reservoir

Little Para Reservoir

The Little Para Reservoir was built between 1974 and 1977, but was not put into use until January 1979. The reservoir functions largely as a balancing storage for River Murray water, which can be pumped in during winter when other demands on the Mannum-Adelaide Pipeline are low.

Since 1979 Little Para has only been full twice: in 1981 and 1992.

Capacity: 20,800 megalitres.

If this reservoir supplied the whole state, how long would this last? About 35 days.

Area of water spread: 125 hectares.

Public access: No.

Current reservoir capacity: For current volume please click on the map below.

Little Para reservoir

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Total Little Para Reservoir level
  • 41
  • 49

 

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Metro ReservoirMetro Reservoir
Regional ReservoirRegional Reservoir
Waste Water Treatment PlantWaste Water Treatment Plant
Water Treatment PlantWater Treatment Plant
Desalination PlantDesalination Plant
Water PipelineWater Pipeline

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)
20.98.54110.38.80.00

  • Major faults

  • Underway

  • The Parade
  • Brownlow Ki
  • 13/01/2019
  • Water Supply On
  • 13/01/2019 09:41 AM - We are attending to an incident in Brownlow Ki 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: 06747434.
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  • Scheduled works

  • Underway
  • Main St
  • Eastwood
  • 21/01/2019
  • Temporary Supply Interruption
  • Estimated start time and water supply off: 23/01/2019 09:00 AM
    Estimated restore time and water supply back on: 23/01/2019 06:00 PM

    We’re improving your services and undertaking maintenance work in Eastwood. 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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