Project

Warragamba Dam Raising

PROJECT STATUS
Detailed Planning
Warragamba Dam Raising

The Warragamba Dam Raising project will see the existing dam raised by 14 metres with the aim of reducing flooding risk from the Warragamba River catchment.

Key Dates

2024 Expected Construction Completion

PROJECT HISTORY

May 2017 The NSW Government released the Hawkesbury-Nepean Flood Risk Management Strategy, which recommended raising the Warragamba Dam by approximately 14 metres.
2017 The project was included under the broader Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley flood management initiative, which Infrastructure Australia identified as a Priority Initiative on its Infrastructure Priority List.
Mar 2018 The Secretary’s Environmental Assessment Requirements (SEARs), which will inform the preparation of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), were reissued.
Estimated Total Cost
(2018)
Sector
Water & Sewerage
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
New South Wales |
Resources
Project pages
WaterNSW