The catchment area of the river is 196 square kilometres (76 sq mi) with a volume of 500 megalitres (18×10^6 cu ft) over a surface area of 0.8 square kilometres (0.31 sq mi), at an average depth of 0.7 metres (2 ft 4 in).
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