Dry Season Update from Department of Water and Environmental Regulation
Water Deficiency Declarations declared for the Shire of Lake Grace including Tommys Dam and Ardler Rd are currently suspended.
The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation will continue to monitor the situation and provide regular updates through the Shire regarding available water in community dams and alternative water supplies farmers can access. Water is available in Lake Grace Town Dam, Newdegate Town Dam, 14 Mile, Cuffys, Mt Madden, Sugg Rock, Lake Varley, Pallarup Rock tank, Machettis tank. Scheme is also available at several locations.
A map of these water supplies is on your Shire website or link below:
The Department will resume carting of water to the currently suspended Water Deficiency Declarations sites if all on-farm and off-farm water supplies within 40km of the farm gate have been exhausted.
For further Information please contact the Rural Water Planning Team via email or on (08) 9841 0100 or 0439 399 352.
Please note that it shows locations and potential capacities of water sources.
It does not reflect the current supply.