Avon Dam

Avon Dam was the third and largest of the four dams constructed to collect water from the Illawarra Plateau. Created by damming the Avon River and completed in 1927, Avon Dam’s main role today is to supply water to the Illawarra region.

Manly Dam

Manly Dam is a heritage-listed former dam that now is a reserve and war memorial.

Tallowa Dam

Tallowa Dam is unique for its massive mechanical fish lift which transports fish over the dam wall.

Woronora Dam

Woronora Dam is the fifth dam built as part of Sydney’s water supply network, and the final one to be built before World War II.

Nepean Dam

Nepean Dam was the last and smallest of the four dams constructed as part of the Upper Nepean Scheme.

Cordeaux Dam

Cordeaux Dam is the second of four dams constructed as part of the Upper Nepean Scheme to collect water from the Illawarra Plateau.

Warragamba Dam

Located about 65 kilometres west of Sydney in a narrow gorge on the Warragamba River, Warragamba Dam is one of the largest domestic water supply dams in the world.