The measurements are shown in metres above sea level. The minimum consented level of Lake Pūkaki is 518.0m. Levels above 532.5m are subject to minimum outflow requirements.
Operation outside this range is allowable in compliance with the duration and return periods set out in the lake operating rules.
These levels shown are provisional and are indicative only and for general information purposes, and do not try to show what actual levels will be at any particular time or place. If you intend to use the hydro lakes for any recreational or other purpose, please ensure that your activity can be safely carried out if the actual water levels change.
Meridian voluntarily reports hydro spill as part of the Voluntary Hydro Spill reporting regime. Read a summary of our monthly and quarterly spill totals