Watercare Drought Update
Here’s a link to some “rainy dam” shots (including time lapse) taken yesterday (1 June) at Wairoa Dam, Hunua ranges.
Please find below the latest drought status update:
|Yesterday||Past 7 days||Rainfall since the start of the drought|
|Hūnua Ranges||49.5mm||97.5mm||Since the start of the drought in November 2019, we have received less than half the normal rainfall.|
How full the dams are: (in total)
|Normal for this time of year:||76.85%|
|*Target for June 2020:||410 million litres or less|
|Yesterday’s consumption||382 million litres|
|Yesterday’s 7-day rolling average||400 million litres|
We received a forecast yesterday that suggested:
- This week, we will expect isolated showers, followed by longer dry spells.
See the weekly water supply update