Dam development suffers setback as Cliefden Caves receive heritage listing

By Douglas Connor
Updated October 5 2017 - 8:11pm, first published 2:00am
The Belubula River is now unlikely to host a dam, after the Cliefden Caves were heritage listed. This valley has potential flood risks if a dam plan is approved. Photo: Bruce Welch

A historic decision to heritage list a series of caves on private land near Canowindra is proving a major setback in a plan to develop a water storage facility on the Belubula River.