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State Significant Infrastructure


Dungowan Dam

Tamworth Regional

Current Status: Exhibition

Interact with the stages for their names

  1. SEARs
  2. Prepare EIS
  3. Exhibition
  4. Collate Submissions
  5. Response to Submissions
  6. Assessment
  7. Recommendation
  8. Determination

Development of a new dam at Dungowan and augmented delivery pipeline from the proposed dam to the junction with the pipeline from Chaffey Dam to the Calala Water Treatment Plant in the Peel Valley region of NSW.


This project is a controlled action under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 and will be assessed under the bilateral agreement between the NSW and Commonwealth Governments, or an accredited assessment process. For more information, refer to the Department of Agriculture Water and the Environment's website.

Attachments & Resources

Notice of Exhibition (1)

Dungowan Dam Notice of Exhibition 26102022

Application (1)

Dungowan Dam ScopingReport_March 2020

SEARs (1)

Issued SEARs_27072020_033308

EIS (29)

EIS Summary_Dungowan Dam and pipeline project
Dungowan Dam and pipeline EIS_Main document
Appendix A SEARS compliance table
Appendix B1 Detailed project description
Appendix B2 Project plans and designs
Appendix C Statutory compliance table
Appendix D Stakeholder Engagement Technical Report
Appendix E Mitigaton measures
Appendix F Surface Water Assessment
Appendix G Groundwater Impact Assessment
Appendix H BDAR
Appendix I Aquatic Ecology Assessment
Appendix J Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment
Appendix K Statement of Heritage Impact
Appendix L Social Impact Assessment
Appendix M1 Local Effects Analysis
Appendix M2 Customer Bill Impacts
Appendix N Health Impact Assessment
Appendix O Bushfire Hazard Assessment
Appendix P Land Use Assessment
Appendix Q Lands, Soils and Erosion Assessment
Appendix R Contamination Preliminary Site Investigation
Appendix S Traffic Impact Assessment
Appendix T Waste Management Assessment
Appendix U Noise and Vibration Impact Assessment
Appendix V Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Assessment
Appendix W Visual Impact Assessment
Appendix X Climate Change Adaptation Plan
Appendix Y ESD Pathway Report

Additional Information (1)

RFI Request for Additional Information_09042020_062052

Project Details

Application Number
EPBC ID Number
Assessment Type
State Significant Infrastructure
Development Type
Water supply & management
Local Government Areas
Tamworth Regional
Exhibition Start-End Date

Contact Planner

Benjamin Cox