LAKE MANCHESTER DAM, MCCONNEL DOWELL CONSTRUCTORS – BRISBANE (2006 – 2008)

Arrow Concrete Cutting provided contracted services to McConnel Dowell Constructors during the dam upgrade project.

  • Concrete tower dismantled, lifted and removed
  • Precise customised cuts through the concrete wall for the spillway
  • Flange removal

Background Information:

Lake Manchester Dam is located approximately 25kms west of Brisbane. The dam structure was 160m long and 38m high. This dam had a long unlined free-overflow spillway. It had a full storage capacity of 26 000 megalitres and a catchment area of 74km squared.

Lake Manchester Dam Upgrade

This project by Brisbane Water covered the stabilisation of the dam wall and the upgrading of the spillway. The updgrading of the spillway meets the current Australian National Committee on Large Dams (ANCOLD) guidelines and Industry State of Practice Standards

Google Satellite Map
Lake Manchester Dam

Brisbane Council Newsroom
News Article – Lake Manchester Dam Recommissioned

Brisbane City Council
Lake Manchester Dam Flood Security Upgrade
Lake Manchester Newsletter

Lake Manchester Fact Sheet

Relationship Contracting using the “commercial alliance contract of delivery” Article which includes reference to Lake Manchester Dam upgrade project under McConnel Dowell Constructions