Remarkable for its Egyptian inspired architecture and landscaping, a visit to Avon Dam is like stepping back in time.
Bendeela Recreational Area
Bendeela is a popular camping and recreation area, about 150 kilometres south of Sydney.
Famous as the site of the world water speed record in 1978, Blowering Dam is one of the biggest dams in NSW.
What Brogo Dam lacks in size it more than makes up for with stunning mountain scenery.
Burrendong Dam is a popular inland sport and recreation destination, offering year-round attractions for water sports and fishing enthusiasts, nature lovers, bushwalkers, campers and picnickers.
The first major dam built for irrigation in NSW when construction began before World War I, Burrinjuck Dam helped drive the economic development of the Riverina as a major food producing region.
Carcoar Dam is a popular inland sport and recreation destination in Central West NSW, offering year-round attractions for water sports and fishing enthusiasts, nature lovers, campers and picnickers.
Cataract Dam is one of the oldest and most picturesque dams in Sydney. The castle-like sandstone building on top of the wall and fanciful outlet tower evoke a sense of importance.
Chaffey Dam is unique in inland NSW for its distinctive brick-red rock wall made of semi-precious stone and its unusual morning glory spillway, one of only two in Australia.
The main purpose of Copeton Dam is to supply irrigation, stock and household needs in the Gwydir Valley, and environmental flows to the Gwydir Wetlands.
Remarkable for its Egyptian inspired architecture, a visit to Cordeaux Dam is like stepping back in time.
Fitzroy Falls Reservoir
Fitzroy Falls Reservoir is about 20 kilometres south-east of Bowral on the Yarrunga Creek upstream of Fitzroy Falls.
Glenbawn Dam has one of the largest rock-fill embankment walls in Australia, 100 metres high and 1.1 kilometres long.
Glennies Creek Dam
Glennies Creek Dam operates with nearby Glenbawn Dam to supply water for irrigation, environmental flows, stock, industry and household needs in the Hunter Valley.
A triumph of engineering when it was built in the years after World War 1, Hume Dam caught the public imagination in the same way the Snowy Mountains Scheme did after World War II.
The main purpose of Keepit Dam is to supply irrigation, stock and household needs in the Namoi Valley.
Lostock Dam supplies water for irrigation, environmental flows, stock, industry and household needs in the Paterson Valley.
110 kilometres south-east of Broken Hill, the Menindee Lakes were a series of shallow natural ephemeral lakes along the Darling River which have been developed into a water storage.
Nepean Dam was the last and smallest of the four dams constructed to collect water from the Illawarra Plateau south of Sydney.
Oberon Dam is part of the Fish River water supply, the only scheme in eastern Australian to transfer western flowing water east of the Great Dividing Range.
Pindari Dam operates with Queensland’s Glenlyon Dam to meet irrigation, stock and household needs in the Border Rivers valley.
Rydal Dam stores water for power stations at Wallerawang and Mount Piper. The dam is part of the Fish River water supply, the only scheme in eastern Australian to transfer western flowing water east of the Great Dividing Range.
Split Rock Dam
Split Rock operates with Keepit Dam to supply water for irrigation, environmental flows, stock, industry and household needs in the Namoi Valley.
Tallowa Dam is unique for its massive mechanical fish lift which transports fish over the dam wall.
What Toonumbar Dam lacks in size it more than makes up for with its picturesque setting among tall timbers in rugged mountain country.
Look out at Warragamba Dam and see the past and future of Sydney's water supply.
Windamere Dam operates in conjunction with Burrendong Dam to supply water for irrigation, stock and household needs in the Cudgegong and Macquarie valleys, as well as providing flood mitigation and environmental flows.
Wingecarribee Reservoir is about 10 kilometres south-east of Bowral on the Wingecarribee River.
Woodford Dam is a rare example of a dam planned to supply water to steam trains in the 1920s but converted during design to supply local residents as well as the railways.
Don't miss the spectacular spillway cutting when you visit Woronora Dam. Catch a glimpse of the past while enjoying a picnic in picturesque surroundings.
Wyangala Dam supports irrigated agriculture across the valley around Cowra, Forbes, Condobolin and Hillston.