Brennans Creek Dam - dam safety review

Client Name
Brennans Creek Dam
New South Wales
  • Hydrogeology
  • Hydrology
  • Civil & structural engineering
  • Mine waste engineering
  • Geotechnical engineering


Our client required specialist engineering services to undertake dam safety works, including auditing, associated with the Brennans Creek Dam at the West Cliff Colliery.


SLR ensured the ongoing compliance of Brennans Creek Dam with Dam Safety NSW through the delivery of a comprehensive Dam Safety Review and Report, Geotechnical Assessment and Design Basis Report.


Our team provided the following services:

  • Geotechnical site investigations and report
  • Dam safety inspection
  • Seepage and slope stability assessment
  • Assessment of the risk of piping
  • Assessment of dam breach mechanism
  • Failure modes and effect analysis
  • Consequence category assessment
  • Dam safety report
  • Design report
  • Operation, Maintenance and Surveillance Manual, Trigger Action Response Plan and Dam Safety Emergency Plan update