Harding Dam Colours, Karratha (Framed & Mounted) PP103-1Regular price $102.00
Discover Harding Dam: A Vital Water Source and Picturesque Retreat
Nestled 23 km south-east of Roebourne, Harding Dam stands as an essential drinking water reservoir for the West Pilbara Water Supply Scheme. Providing life-giving hydration to the towns of Dampier, Karratha, Roebourne, Wickham, and Point Samson, this impressive dam is not only a critical resource but a stunning natural marvel. With a colossal capacity of 64 billion litres and an expansive catchment area spanning 1,071 km2, Harding Dam stands as a testament to engineering prowess and the region's inherent beauty. Its towering wall, rising 42 meters above foundations, safeguards this water source, offering a breathtaking view against the Pilbara backdrop.
Visitors are invited to explore the captivating surroundings of Harding Dam, where nature and function converge. While access is restricted within the 2km reservoir protection zone around the high water mark, adventure enthusiasts can partake in bushwalking within the catchment area. The emphasis on water quality preservation is paramount, and signage guides guests through this important mission. Amidst the stunning landscape, picnic areas adorned with free barbecues and picnic tables invite relaxation, while a lush lawn area and accessible toilets ensure comfort during your visit. Open daily from 8am to 5pm, with recreational spaces accessible from 9am to 5.30pm, Harding Dam welcomes you to experience the harmony of nature and utility in this remarkable locale.