Dam was constructed across the Nogo River in the Upper Burnett
River Catchment for irrigation & town water supply for
Eidsvold, Mundubbera & Gayndah.
When full Wuruma holds 165 000 megalitres.
Stocked fish include Australian Bass, Barramundi,
Golden Perch, Silver Perch & Saratoga with breeding
populations of Eel Tailed catfish, Spangled Perch &
Eels. There are also unconfirmed reports of Lungfish being
in Wuruma Dam.
Being one of the few Bass/Barra lakes, Wuruma has big potential
to draw serious tourism from keen anglers wanting to tangle
with two of Australia's premier sports fish targets.
Much of the main basin has little in the way of structure
but when above approx 10 -12% capacity some standing trees
Basic facilities are provided with picnic tables, toilets,
shelters, BBQs & showers.
There are no boating restrictions at Wuruma Dam, however
some restrictions may apply during times with low water.
A 200 meter no boating zone exists from the dam wall.
Bush camping is permiitted with limited facilities provided.
Dam is stocked by Wuruma Dam Fish Restocking Association