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Copeton Dam : 30-December-2009
Copeton Dam : 30-December-2009

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Plaque commemorate the completion of the Copeton Dam in 1976. 

Commenced in March 1968, commissioned in 1973, and completed in 1976, the Copeton Dam is a major dam on the Gwydir River, a tributary of the Barwon River, and is located approximately 35 kilometres (22 mi) southwest of Inverell, between Bingara and Bundarra. The dam was built by the New South Wales Water Conservation & Irrigation Commission and the Department of Water Resources to supply water for irrigation.

Location

Address:Copeton Dam Road, Copeton, 2360
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.904722
Long: 150.923833
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 23rd October, 1976
Front Inscription

          Water Resources Commission,
                New South Wales
This Plaque Commemorating The Completion Of

           Copeton Dam
            Was Unveiled By
    The Hon. Neville Wran, Q.C., M.L.A.,
       Premier Of New South Wales
    On The 23rd October 1976.

Source: MA
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