Belubula Water Security Scheme


Estimated Cost:

Estimated cost
$6.8 million

The detailed business case will assess the merits of a proposed water security scheme in the Belubula Valley, including the proposed construction of a new Lake Rowlands Dam and transfer pipeline between Lake Rowlands Dam and Carcoar Dam.

If built, the proposed project is expected to increase the availability, reliability, efficiency and quality of water for agricultural and primary industry use in the Lachlan Valley.

The detailed business case will include:

  • developing infrastructure options
  • understanding service needs
  • an economic, risk and cost-benefit analysis
  • progressing environmental assessments.
Who's involved

The $6.8 million project is funded by the Australian Government ($2.7 million) and the New South Wales Government and other partners ($4.1 million).

Australian Government Funding source

Australian Government funding is provided through the National Water Grid Fund.

Project status

The project is underway.