Geehi Dam - NSW



DEG: -36.305167 148.315607
DMS: 36º 18' 18.61" S 148º 18' 56.21" E
UTM: 55 H 5981400mN 618117mE
Altitude: 1096.03m


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Geehi NSW
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The 91m high Geehi Dam is a rockfill type with an earth core impervious to water. It forms this 21 GL reservoir which is the head storage for Murray 1 Power Station. Due to limited space in the narrow Geehi River valley a bellmouth spillway was built, the second in Australia. Water enters the reservoir at up to 150 cumecs via the Snowy-Geehi tunnel plus minor local stream flow diverted in by aqueducts. As electricity is generated in Murray 1 and 2 power stations, water flows out of Geehi at 250 cumecs during the morning and evening peak. Inflow via the tunnel occurs at any time to keep the dam as full as possible, ready for generation.
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Closest Weather Station

Perisher Valley at 26/05:00am EDT
Distance from Geehi Dam 13.87km SE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Perisher Valley Ski Centre
Distance from Geehi Dam 13.82km SE
Mean Max. °C19.218.515.711.
Mean Min. °C5.
Mean Rain mm96.173.1114.597.5130.9167.8186.1240.7234.0182.1138.595.3

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