Chichester Dam is near it’s record low point.
Two years of unrelenting drought has seen Chichester Dam drop to 38.1 per cent.
The record low point of 32.4 per cent was recorded at the height of the early 1980s drought on May 7, 1980.
The region’s other storages Grahamstown, Tomago and Anna Bay are at 54.3 per cent, 56.6 per cent and 54.9 per cent respectively.
The overall storage for the region is 53.7 per cent.
The water level is presently 9.6 metres below the top of the spillway.
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Picture: Hunter Water.