Egerton Dam

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Egerton Dam
Location Egerton, WEST
Status Operational
Construction began 1967
Opening date 1969
Owner(s) Water Corporation
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Rock-filled embankment
Impounds River Sabrina
Height 280 ft (85 m)
Length 3,130 ft (950 m)
Creates Lake Egerton
Total capacity 312,000 ML (11,000×10^6 cu ft)
Catchment area 770 sq mi (2,000 km2)
Surface area 2,600 acres (1,100 ha)
Max. water depth 240 ft (73 m)
Power station
Operator(s) Australis Electricity
Type Conventional
Hydraulic head 210 ft (64 m)
Turbines 6 × 90 MW Francis turbines
Installed capacity 540 MW (720,000 hp)
Capacity factor 23.4%
Annual generation 11.075 GWh (39.87 TJ)
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The Egerton Dam is a hydro-electric dam located across the River Sabrina near the village of Egerton, WEST.