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Otago river and lake level alert

Flood Advisory


Monday 14 January 2013 12 noon

Otago river and lake level alert

River and lake levels will continue to remain high in Wakatipu, Wanaka, and Hawea lake catchments for several days.

Otago Regional Council flood managers are continuing to closely monitor Otago river and lake levels, with further rainfall expected in the western ranges for Wednesday.

Lake Wakatipu is currently at 311.14m, and Lake Wanaka is at 279.26m.


Flows in the Lower Clutha/Matau-Au at Balclutha remain high, and are expected to peak at around 1450 cubic metres per second tomorrow morning.


River level and rainfall information can be checked on the ORC water info webpage

www.orc.govt.nz/waterinfo or by phoning 0800 426 463


ENDS


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