Swan Valley Irrigation Scheme – Melrose Dam

Client : Swan Valley Irrigation Scheme

Swan Valley is one of the driest areas in Tasmania, the sunny climate has until now lacked one vital ingredient to unleash its productive potential – water.
Completed in January 2018, the Swan Valley Irrigation Scheme is set to service pastures and land in the Swan River valley from Cranbrook in the north and branches to Swansea in the south.
Upon completion, Hall Earthmoving entered into The 2018 Earth Awards for their project and came away joint winners in Category 3 ($5-$10m project) alongside Hazell Brothers Group, 10 Murray Street Hobart Demolition.

⎯ 28.5m dam wall height
⎯ A capacity of 3,400 megalitres
⎯ Wall volume 245,000m3
⎯ Wall length 466m