Chinchilla Weir, which was built in 1973, is located on the Condamine River, eight kilometres south of the town of Chinchilla. The weir has the dual purpose of providing supply of irrigation water along the alluvial flats of the Condamine River and of augmenting the water supply to the town of Chinchilla.
Chinchilla Weir is a concrete faced earthfill structure and is the only storage for the Chinchilla Weir Water Supply Scheme.
Uses of Water
Water is supplied from Chinchilla Weir for the irrigation of cereal and melons as well as pasture and fodder crops.
Urban Water Supplies
The town of Chinchilla is supplied from the scheme.