Khancoban Pondage - NSW

  Water Body,River,Stream,Falls

Position

DEG: -36.242611 148.115265
DMS: 36º 14' 33.4" S 148º 06' 54.95" E
UTM: 55 H 5988565mN 600209mE
Altitude: 298m

Description

Place Type

Geography - Water Body,River,Stream,Falls

Location

141.4kms SouthWest of Canberra - Driving 289 km (3 hours 40 mins)
330.21kms NorthEast of Melbourne - Driving 475 km (5 hours 14 mins)
386.3kms SouthWest of Sydney - Driving 552 km (6 hours 23 mins)
740.34kms North of Hobart - Driving 1210 km (1 day 5 hours)

Address & Contact

Khancoban Pondage
New South Wales 2642
Phone: N/A
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Information

This is a regulating storage holding 26.6 GL.It receives variable inflows of up to 250 cumecs from Murray 2 Power Station and natural inflow from the Swampy Plain river. Outflow is controlled by a regulating gate releasing a more uniform flow averaging 30 cumecs over a year, a value which in practice rarely occurs. The annual release is about 1000 GL which flows into the Hume Reservoir.
Instantaneous releases are held below 113 cumecs if possible, as this is the channel capacity of the river and avoids flooding. During the spring snow thaw heavy rain may add to the runoff and up to 500 cumecs has been released, with one of the main spillway gates needing to be opened.
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Khancoban Aws
Distance from Khancoban Pondage 2.64km NE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C31.930.726.921.616.112.311.613.717.120.625.228.1
Mean Min. °C13.513.610.57.04.02.21.42.54.66.39.611.0
Mean Rain mm40.170.964.247.757.190.285.5110.189.871.791.672.4

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