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Copeton Dam spills for first time in almost a decade; Keepit and Chaffey continue to spill

Tess Kelly
Jacinta Dickins
By Tess Kelly, and Jacinta Dickins
Updated November 23 2021 - 11:31pm, first published 9:00pm
SPILL: Copeton Dam is spilling for the first time since 2012, sitting at 99 per cent for the fifth time since its construction. Photo: NSW SES Inverell Unit

In a rare event for the Gwydir area, Copeton Dam has spilled over for the first time in nine years and only the fifth time since it's construction.

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Tess Kelly

Tess Kelly

Journalist

Jacinta Dickins

Jacinta Dickins

Senior Journalist

Covering court, crime, council, community news, and everything in between for the New England North West