Perseverance Dam is the second largest, in terms of storage capacity, and the second oldest storage dam of the city's three water supply dams. Construction of this dam commenced in 1962 and was completed in 1965. This dam is located approximately 35 km Northeast of Toowoomba on Perseverance Creek, which is a tributary of Cressbrook Creek.
The storage statistics of Perseverance Dam are as follows:
Perseverance Dam filled immediately on completion and has an average storage level of about 80%.