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Drainage improvement works commence on Burdekin Falls Dam

17 May 2017

The first in a series of upgrades to ensure Burdekin Falls Dam continues to operate safely in the future have commenced.

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Extended flood margin licence offers landholders long-term grazing benefits

02 May 2017

Landholders adjacent to Fairbairn Dam will be the first to access a new extended 30-year licence agreement to use SunWater’s flood margin land for grazing, providing greater long-term surety for capital investments to manage the land.

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SunWater welcomes Government plans for Burdekin Falls Dam hydro

30 Apr 2017

The SunWater Board of Directors and Executive Management has today welcomed the State Government’s announcement of plans to build a hydro-electric power station at Burdekin Falls Dam in the State’s far north.

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Call for water supply interest in Rookwood Weir

18 Apr 2017

Progress is continuing on the Rookwood Weir business case, with demand for water to be assessed.

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Contractor appointed to enhance Queensland’s largest reservoir

13 Apr 2017

Australian engineering firm Mulligan Geotechnical Pty Ltd. has been appointed to a $8.5 million maintenance works project on the Burdekin Falls Dam to ensure it continues to operate safely in the future.

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SunWater Welcomes Independent Assessment into Kinchant Dam Operations and Community Warning Systems

05 Apr 2017

The SunWater board of directors and management has today welcomed the State Government’s announcement and appointment of the Queensland Chief Scientist, Professor Suzanne Miller to undertake an independent assessment into the operation of Kinchant Dam and community warning systems.

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Kinchant Dam attenuates water flows into sandy creek

01 Apr 2017

SunWater today expressed compassion and sympathy for all residents impacted by the devastating effects of Tropical Cyclone Debbie and the subsequent rain depression that has caused flooding from North Queensland, through South East Queensland and into New South Wales.

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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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