Jounama Dam - NSW

  Water Catchment, Dams

Position

DEG: -35.563629 148.306625
DMS: 35º 33' 49.06" S 148º 18' 23.85" E
UTM: 55 H 6063664mN 618412mE
Altitude: 382m

Description

Address & Contact

Jounama Pondage New South Wales 2720
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Information

The rockfill wall of Jounama dam forms a pondage with a gross capacity of 45.5 GL. This allows pumping of up to 28 GL by Tumut 3 Power Station, usually at off-peak times say from 1 to 5 am and thus at a lower cost to Snowy Hydro. The same water is used to generate peak demand power around 8 am or 6 pm, earning the Snowy four times what it costs to pump up into Talbingo Res. During a year more than 1000 GL passes from Jounama into Blowering via a small hydro station producing 14.4 MW. If Blowering water level is too high the spillway with its three combined radial gates is put into operation.
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Tumbarumba Post Office
Distance from Jounama Dam 35.56km SW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C28.828.325.019.915.211.710.612.215.219.322.625.9
Mean Min. °C12.012.08.74.92.30.2-0.20.93.05.27.69.5
Mean Rain mm62.054.966.865.482.2101.9105.1107.291.096.574.970.8

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