Jindabyne Pumping Station - NSW

 

Position

DEG: -36.338501 148.585999
DMS: 36º 20' 18.6" S 148º 35' 9.59" E
UTM: 55 H 5977338mN 642334mE
Altitude: 928.3m

Description

Address & Contact

Jindabyne Valve House Rd
Kosciuszko National Park NSW 2627
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Information

Pumps water during off-peak and/or low cost periods against a head of 231.6 m. Water flows 1 km up a 3 m diameter steel pipeline into the Jindabyne -Island Bend Tunnel. Power is consumed by two main pumps each of 25.4 MW input capacity. Each is assisted by a lower booster pump of 6.7 MW. Pumping capacity is 25 cumecs. Over a year 250 GL may be pumped with the station operating some 6-8 hours a day.
This water then flows into Geehi Reservoir and then falls 820 m down the western flank of the Snowy Mtns at 240 cumecs, powering Murray 1 and 2 power stations.
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Perisher Valley Ski Centre
Distance from Jindabyne Pumping Station 17.28km SW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C19.218.515.711.77.93.92.43.45.89.713.915.9
Mean Min. °C5.85.33.30.3-1.5-3.5-5.0-4.3-2.00.22.03.8
Mean Rain mm96.173.1114.597.5130.9167.8186.1240.7234.0182.1138.595.3

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