Bootawa Dam, Manning Valley, NSW
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie
S 31° 55.140 E 152° 22.320
56J E 440629 N 6468370
Quick Description: Bootawa Dam is a holding reservoir/dam for the Great Lakes and Greater Taree areas (7,000 square km). Water is pumped from the Manning River above the tidal zone.
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Date Posted: 10/26/2014 12:59:50 AM
Waymark Code: WMMQFY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 2

Long Description:
While the dam is not new, being built in the late 1960s, the water processing plant was upgraded in 2010 with the latest filtration system. The dam has a 2,000 megalitre capacity, and covers some 26 hectares, supplying 11 billion litres of drinkable water to the customers..
Waterway where the dam is located: Bootawa

Main use of the Water Dam: Water Supply (Drinkable)

Material used in the structure: embankment

Height of Dam: 20 m

Fishing Allowed: no

Motor Sports Allowed: no

Date built: Not listed

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