Tullaroop Reservoir

Recreational Facilities

No Swimming Large Grassed Area Car Parking BBQ Toilets

Facts & Figures

Name Tullaroop Reservoir
Stream Tullaroop Creek
Year of Completion 1959
Construction Earth and Rockfill
Full Supply Level 222.8 m AHD
Capacity 72,950 ML
Area Submerged 742 ha
Main Embankment Length 427 m
Main Embankment Height 42 m
Hydro-electric Generation nil MW

Location

Tullaroop Reservoir dams the Tullaroop Creek, a tributary of the Loddon River. The storage embankment is situated about 7 km south-east of Carisbrook.

History Tullaroop Reservoir

Tullaroop Reservoir was built between 1958 and 1959. The construction involved substantial excavation, including the removal of 300,000 cubic yards of material from the bed of Tullaroop Creek.

Operations

Tullaroop Reservoir stores water for supplies to irrigated properties along Tullaroop Creek and the Loddon River.

Supplementation of the western sector of the Goulburn water supply system using Loddon River resources such as that held in Tullaroop Reservoir occurs when water resources are abundant.

The reservoir also provides water for Maryborough.

 

Recreation and Tourism at Tullaroop Reservoir

Facilities Available

No Swimming No Swimming
Large Grassed Area Large Grassed Area
Car Parking Car Parking
BBQ BBQ
Toilets Toilets

Further Information

Pinic and toilet facilities are accessible to the public.  Boating, swimming and camping are not permitted at this reservoir.

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