Water corporations own, operate and maintain most large dams. These dams provide water supply and irrigation services.

Water corporations:

  • Review each dam against current design and practices to make sure they're safe.
  • Monitor dams and perform regular maintenance. Doing this helps to identify serious problems.
  • Have invested over $600 million over 25 years in capital works improving the safety of dams.

Dam safety upgrades to reduce risk and keep communities safe

Find out more about water corporation dams and their safety upgrades of large dams completed in the last 20 years.

Past dams upgrades full dataset

The Excel file below can be downloaded to access the full dataset.

The following information details dams owned or operated by water corporations and past dam safety upgrade works.

Information can be filtered by any field, including year completed, dam owner and name.

Page last updated: 06/06/24