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Cataract Dam Consrtuction



 Cataract Dam



The Cataract Dam would provide water for the growing Sydney region including Campbelltown.  The fact that it was built near this district meant work as well as water.  The dam was completed 1907. It was constructed of  Basalt concrete faced sandstone blocks.  The wall is 811 feet across, 684 feet high, 156 feet wide at the base and 16 feet at top.


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