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Paradise Dam review of dam safety management actions

The Minister for Energy and Water Supply has released an independent review of the 2013 Paradise Dam flood event (PDF, 3.2MB).

The independent report was prepared by Len Macdonald, an experienced dam engineer and former Chair of the New South Wales Dam Safety Committee His report examines the dam safety management actions taken prior to, during and after the January–March 2013 flood event, and looks at ways to improve the dam's safety procedures.

SunWater—the dam owner—has accepted all of the review's recommendations and has committed to preparing a detailed implementation plan before the coming wet season.

Read the media release about the review.

Last updated
17 January 2014