Lostock Dam

Lostock DamLocation

  • 65 kilometres north east of Singleton and Maitland, NSW Australia
  • On the Paterson River in the Hunter Valley
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Construction

  • 1971 - Completed
  • 1969 - Commenced

Description

  • Minor ungated dam
  • Spillway - Concrete lined, flip bucket
  • Wall - Rock fill and clay core

Usage

  • Environmental
  • Irrigation
  • Stock and domestic
  • Town water
  • Water conservation

Dimensions

  • Catchment - 277 square kilometres
  • Crest length - 701 metres
  • Surface area - 220 hectares
  • Wall height - 38 metres

Capacity

  • Outlet - 720 megalitres per day
  • Power station - 2 megawatts
  • Spillway - 255,986 megalitres per day
  • Storage - 20,220 megalitres

More information

Visit NSW Water Information to find out more about:

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