Carcoar Dam

Carcoar Dam

Location

  • 6 kilometres north of Carcoar, NSW Australia
  • On the Belubula River in the Lachlan Valley
  • Google maps 

Construction

  • 1970 - Completed
  • 1969 - Commenced

Description

  • Minor ungated dam
  • Wall - Concrete double parabolic arch
  • Spillway - Free overflow

Usage

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

Dimensions

  • Catchment - 230 square kilometres
  • Crest length - 187 metres
  • Surface area - 385 hectares
  • Wall height - 52 metres
  • Water depth - 41 metres

Capacity

  • Outlet - 1,470 megalitres per day
  • Spillway - 105,000 megalitres per day
  • Storage - 35,800 megalitres

More information

Visit NSW Water Information to find out more about:

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