The Drop Hydro

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"The Drop" on the Mulwala canal
Location Melrose Lane, Lalalty
Coordinates 35°46′34″S 145°45′12″E / 35.7761268°S 145.7533079°E / -35.7761268; 145.7533079
Commission date 2000
Power generation
Nameplate capacity 2500 MW
Sign at "The Drop"

The Drop Hydro Power Station is a Pacific Hydro hydroelectric power station on the Mulwala Canal, near Berrigan, New South Wales, Australia. It has one turbine, with a generating capacity of 2.5 megawatts (3,400 hp) of electricity.[1][2]

The power station was completed in November 2002, and is Australia's first hydroelectric power station built on an irrigation canal.


  1. ^ "The Drop Hydro". Pacific Hydro. Retrieved 23 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "The Drop hydro plant" (PDF). PacificHydro. 

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