Glennies Creek Dam

Glennies Creek Dam

Location

  • 25 kilometres north of Singleton NSW Australia
  • On the Hunter River in the Hunter Valley
  • Google maps - Refered to as Lake Saint Clair 

Construction

  • 1983 - Completed
  • 1980 - Commenced

Description

  • Minor ungated dam
  • Spillway - Uncontrolled rock cut
  • Wall - Concrete faced rock fill

Usage

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

Dimensions

  • Catchment area - 233 square kilometres
  • Crest length - 535 metres
  • Surface area - 1,540 hectares
  • Wall height - 67 metres
  • Water depth - 56 metres

Capacity

  • Outlet - 4,666 megalitres per day
  • Spillway - 55,000 megalitres per day
  • Storage - 283,000 megalitres

More information

Visit NSW Water Information to find out more about:

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