Copeton Dam in north spills for first time in nine years

John Ellicott
By John Ellicott
Updated November 24 2021 - 2:34am, first published 2:00am
Copeton Dam east of Bingara spills for the first time in nine years. Photo courtesy of WaterNSW.

Copeton Dam, the main water reservoir on the Gwydir River, has spilled for the first time in nine years after large inflows from recent rain events.

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John Ellicott

John Ellicott

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