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LOCAL DAMS IN OUR REGION
- Coolmunda Dam was built in 1968 and is the major water storage for the Macintyre Brook Water Supply Scheme, located 13km east of Inglewood.
- Coolmunda Dam is a water supply dam for the township of Inglewood, stock intensive industries and irrigation to farming areas along the lower reach of the Macintyre Brook, and to regulate flow in both the Macintyre Brook and the Dumaresq Rivers.
- Coolmunda Dam was not designed as a flood mitigation dam.
- Macintyre Brook is only half the catchment to Inglewood where Canning Creek joins the Brook.
- Dam type: Earthfill embankment and mass concrete spillway with radical gates
- Dam catchment area: 1,735km²
- Maximum storage capacity: 69,090 megalitres
- Outlet capacity: 370 megalitres
Sunwater Fact Sheets:
- Macintyre Brook and Canning Creek Catchment Flood Overview
- Coolmunda Dam
- Dam Savy Checklist
- How Dams Work During Heavy Rain
- How Sunwater Dams Work
Sunwater Map: Coolmunda Dam and Canning Creek Catchment Area
Sunwater Links and Contacts:
- Be Dam Savy information: www.sunwater.com.au/community/living-near-dams
- Sunwater App: www.sunwater.com.au/living-near-dams/the-sunwater-app/
- Sunwater Customer Service: 13 15 89