Teemburra Dam

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Teemburra Dam
Location 53 km (33 mi) West of Mackay, Queensland
Coordinates 21°11′19″S 148°40′01″E / 21.1885°S 148.667°E / -21.1885; 148.667Coordinates: 21°11′19″S 148°40′01″E / 21.1885°S 148.667°E / -21.1885; 148.667
Type reservoir
Basin countries Australia
Surface area 1,107 ha (2,740 acres)
Max. depth 54 m (177 ft)
Water volume 147,500 ML (119,600 acre·ft)[1]
Surface elevation 290 m (950 ft)
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Teemburra Dam was constructed in 1997 for town water storage and irrigation purposes. It is located approximately 50 km west of Mackay, Queensland. It has a surface area of 1,040 hectares, an average depth of 14.2 metres and holds 147,500 Ml.


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


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