Avon Dam

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Avon is the third and the largest of the four upper Nepean Dams. It was completed in 1927 to serve the Sydney area. The 72-metre-high Avon Dam holds water from a 140-square-kilometre catchment,…

Avon is the third and the largest of the four upper Nepean Dams. It was completed in 1927 to serve the Sydney area. The 72-metre-high Avon Dam holds water from a 140-square-kilometre catchment, forming a lake of 1,055 hectares, with a capacity of 214,360 megalitres.

The dams of the Upper Nepean collect water from the catchments of the Cataract, Cordeaux, Avon and Nepean rivers, which are tributaries of the Upper Hawkesbury-Nepean River. These systems supply water to the Macarthur and Illawarra regions, the Wollondilly Shire, and metropolitan Sydney.

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