North Pine Dam / Lake Samsonvale
North Pine river
Lake Surface Area:
Full Supply Capacity:
188,643 ML (88.0% full) at 24/05/2013 07:15AM
Full Supply Waterline:
39.6m AHD (above sea level)
EL of 39.63 m
Gated spillway located in concrete gravity section with stilling basin and flanking retaining walls
Type of Construction:
Concrete gravity dam with earthfill embankments on abutments
Length of Dam Wall:
McGavin View recreation area temporary closure 3-7 June (Monday, 20 May 2013)
The eastern most area of the McGavin View recreation area will be closed from 3 to 7 June to allow the removal of old infrastructure and subsequent rectification works.
The western area of the site and toilet facilities will remain open.
Forgan Park partial closure due to construction work (Monday, 6 May 2013)
Please note that an area of approximately half of Forgan Park will be closed for a period of time to enable safe construction of a new toilet block. Temporary toilet facilities will be in place until the construction work is complete.
Please note, access to Lake Samsonvale for water-based recreation activities is restricted to club members (Lake Samsonvale Water Sports Association) and permit holders (Pine Rivers Fish Management Association).
The following recreational activities are permitted at North Pine Dam:
North Pine Dam is used for water supply and does not provide any flood mitigation.
North Pine Dam water release following inflows in May 2009.