|Origin||Water Reserve 13802|
|Length||9 kilometres (6 mi)|
|Avg. discharge||1,880 ML/yr|
|Basin area||29 square kilometres (11 sq mi)|
The stream was discovered in 1898 by surveyor William Angove and was named in 1913 after its discoverer by another surveyor BW Ridley.
The water is of excellent quality and is considered as fresh, potable water. Only 5% of the catchment area has been cleared mostly in the very upper reaches and around the lake. The catchment area is one of the few areas of Albany Blackbutt Woodland left in Australia and is considered to be an important biological link between Two Peoples Bay and Mount Manypeaks.
The river is used to supply water to the town of Albany which is located 29 kilometres (18 mi) West of the river. A total of 1,600 megalitres (2,092,721 cu yd) of water is taken from the river every year.
- "South Coast River Care - Angove Creek". 2006. Retrieved 12 October 2010.
- Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of river names". Retrieved 1 September 2011.
- "Angove Creek Catchment Area, Moyle Rd, Albany, WA, Australia (entry AHD18035)". Australian Heritage Database. Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities. 2008. Retrieved 21 October 2008.
- "The South Coast Regional Strategy for Natural Resource Management". 2004. Retrieved 12 October 2010.
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