Windamere Dam

Windamere DamLocation

  • 19 kilometres south-west of Rylstone on the Cudgegong River in the North Coast Valley
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Construction 

  • 1984 - Completed
  • 1974 - Commenced

Description

  • Minor ungated dam
  • Spillway - Uncontrolled unlined rock cutting
  • Wall - Rock fill with clay core

Usage

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

Dimensions

  • Catchment area - 1,070 sqare kilometres
  • Crest length - 825 metres
  • Surface area - 2,030 hectares
  • Wall height - 67 metres
  • Water depth - 58 metres

Capacity

  • Outlet - 2,333 megalitres per day
  • Power station - 2 megawatts
  • Spillway - 430,000 megalitres per day
  • Storage - 368,120 megalitres

More information

Visit NSW Water Information to find out more about:

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