Cania Dam

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Cania Dam
Location 93 km (58 mi) South West of Gladstone, Queensland
Coordinates 24°38′55″S 150°59′06″E / 24.6487°S 150.985°E / -24.6487; 150.985Coordinates: 24°38′55″S 150°59′06″E / 24.6487°S 150.985°E / -24.6487; 150.985
Type reservoir
Primary inflows Three Moon Creek
Primary outflows Three Moon Creek
Basin countries Australia
Surface area 760 ha (1,900 acres)
Max. depth 40.1 m (132 ft)
Water volume 88,500 ML (3,130×10^6 cu ft)[1]
Surface elevation 331 m (1,086 ft)
Settlements Near Monto, Queensland
References [1]

Cania Dam is a dam in central Queensland, Australia, 37 kilometres (23 mi) north west of Monto. The dam is situated on Three Moon Creek, a tributary of the Burnett River. It has a surface area is 7.2 square kilometres (1,779 acres), an average depth of 12 metres (39 ft) and a capacity of 89,000 ML.


A Stocked Impoundment Permit is required to fish in the dam.[2]


  1. ^ a b Sunwater Current Water Storage Information
  2. ^ Fishing in Queensland dams? You may need a permit. Archived August 29, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.