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St George channel flood repairs nearing completion

18 Nov 2014

The final stage of repair work to the Thuraggi Channel in St George is underway after major flooding in 2012 caused significant damage to the civil structure of the watercourse.

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Lease extension confirms future of local archery club

10 Nov 2014

Members of Bundaberg’s Saxon Archery Club have hit the bullseye and will be able to continue their sport after SunWater extended the use of its land for another five years.

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Unseasonably warm weather brings heightened risk of algae

06 Nov 2014

SunWater is reminding visitors to dams over the coming months that warmer weather could lead to increases in blue-green algae (BGA) blooms. 

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2000 square metres of rubbish illegally dumped near Mareeba waterway

28 Oct 2014

More than 2000 square metres of rubbish, from domestic waste and furniture, to rusted car bodies and old steel drums, has been illegally dumped near the irrigation channels on Mareeba-Dimbulah Road in Mutchilba. 

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Close call at Bundaberg weir could have been tragic

21 Oct 2014

During National Water Week, SunWater has slammed the actions of three trespassers who were seen with a baby, risking their lives by fishing off the outlet structure at Bundaberg’s Bucca Weir last week.

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Close call at Far North Queensland waterway could have been tragic

13 Oct 2014

The school holidays could have ended in tragedy for a group of six, including five children, caught taking risks at Nardellos Lagoon near Walkamin on the Atherton Tableland.

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Play it safe around dams and weirs these school holidays

19 Sep 2014

Holidaymakers visiting dams and waterways across regional Queensland are being urged to play it safe these school holidays.

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Local wildlife set to benefit from Pelican Point revitalisation

08 Aug 2014

Local wildlife and visitors to the Atherton Tablelands are set to benefit from a revitalisation project at Pelican Point on the banks of Tinaroo Falls Dam, south of Cairns.

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Register now for SunWater emergency alerts

06 Aug 2014

Residents and landholders who are downstream from SunWater dams are being asked to sign up to receive emergency alerts from the water supplier.

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Urgent maintenance works notice

07 Jul 2014

SunWater has today issued a notice advising of urgent maintenance work on Jack Taylor Weir/Andrew Nixon Bridge, St George, in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Department of Transport and Main Roads. 

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