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Callide Dam and Kroombit Dam outflow update

31 Mar 2017

SunWater is working with the Banana Shire Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) and providing regular updates regarding the outflows from Kroombit and Callide dams to assist the LDMG's management of flooding throughout the shire.

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Callide Dam update

30 Mar 2017

SunWater advises that controlled outflows from Callide Dam commenced this morning. Based on the reduction in inflows that are now being observed, it is expected the dam level will start to decline late on Thursday afternoon. As a result, the gate opening will be slowly reduced.

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Dam level increases provide some respite for drought affected irrigators

21 Mar 2017

Inflows into Mary River Barrage and Boondooma Dam have provided drought affected irrigators in the Boyne River and Maryborough region a temporary relief from the medium priority water cut-off, following recent rainfall in the catchments.

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New-look water storage webpage

14 Feb 2017

The most popular page on the SunWater website has today been relaunched with some new design features.

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Major works complete on Fairbairn Dam spillway

23 Dec 2016

The first stage of work to enhance the safety of Queensland’s second largest dam was completed this week as part of SunWater’s Fairbairn Dam Spillway Safety Improvement Project.

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Blue-green algae levels in waterways over summer months

22 Dec 2016

As temperatures continue to rise across Queensland, SunWater is reminding people visiting regional dams and weirs to be aware of the increased potential for blue-green algae (BGA) blooms in waterways.

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Regional communities in best position to prepare for wet season

22 Dec 2016

With the wet season now upon us, regional communities are being reminded to take advantage of new and improved early warning information to better prepare for extreme weather events.

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Anglers warned to resist lure of prohibited fishing locations

22 Dec 2016

An increasing number of fishing-related trespassing on SunWater land in the Eton region have renewed calls for locals to put safety first when choosing a fishing location over the summer holidays.

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Local youths putting themselves in danger at Jack Taylor Weir

21 Dec 2016

Jack Taylor Weir has again been the scene of young people trespassing and putting their lives at risk, with a number of alarming incidences of dangerous behaviour being reported to police in recent weeks.

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Callide Valley residents reminded to prepare for wet season

09 Dec 2016

With the official start to the wet season and the Bureau of Meteorology predicting several cyclones, Callide Valley residents are reminded to prepare their flood plans.

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