Keepit Dam

Keepit Dam

Location

  • 56 kilometres west of Tamworth NSW Australia
  • On the Namoi River in the Namoi Valley
  • Google maps 

Construction

Description

  • Major gated dam
  • Spillway - Central gated concrete overflow crest and six radial gates
  • Wall - Mass concrete gravity dam with one earth fill abutment

Usage

  • Environmental
  • Hydro-power
  • Irrigation
  • Stock and domestic
  • Town water
  • Water conservation

Dimensions

  • Catchment - 5,700 square kilometres
  • Crest length - 533 metres
  • Surface area - 4,370 hectares
  • Wall height - 55 metres

Capacity

  • Outlet - 4,000 megalitres per day
  • Power station - 6 megawatts
  • Spillway - 905,000 megalitres per day
  • Storage - 425,510 megalitres

More information

Visit NSW Water Information to find out more about:

  • Historic data
  • Storage levels
  • Storage water quality
  • Weekly storage reports