New Zealand

Watercare Drought Update- 4 August

Good morning,

Please find below the latest drought status update. Also, attached is a press release about our proactive leak detection programme which has been accelerated during the drought.

Rainfall:

 YesterdayPast 7 daysRainfall since the start of the drought
Hūnua Ranges1mm3.5mmSince the start of the drought in November 2019, our water catchments have received around 26 per cent less rainfall than normal.
Waitākere Ranges0mm1mm

How full the dams are (in total):

Today:59.5%
Yesterday:59.5%
Normal for this time of year:85.8%

Water consumption:

Yesterday’s consumption397 million litres
Yesterday’s 7-day rolling average393 million litres

See the weekly water supply update

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