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Kinchant Dam safety upgrade completed

26 May 2015

SunWater has recently completed a $19.2 million upgrade of Kinchant Dam, west of Mackay, as part of an ongoing Dam Safety Upgrade Program.

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Vandals cut through Burdekin channel fence and put public at risk

20 May 2015
Vandals have been caught illegally cutting through safety fencing at the Elliott Main Channel in the Burdekin, putting themselves and others at risk.

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Flood repairs planned for Ben Anderson Barrage

28 Apr 2015

SunWater will complete flood repair work at Ben Anderson Barrage during this year’s dry season, in response to damage caused by record flooding associated with ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald in 2013.

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Safety first at regional Queensland waterways this Easter

31 Mar 2015

SunWater is urging visitors to regional Queensland dams and weirs to stay safe this Easter break, following recent reports of people taking risks around local waterways.

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Woleebee Creek to Glebe Weir Pipeline now operational

20 Mar 2015

The first treated water produced from QGC’s water treatment plant near Wandoan has been pumped to Glebe Weir, boosting overall water supply to the Dawson Valley Water Supply Scheme.

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Bundaberg kids risking lives in local channels

05 Mar 2015

Eight children have been caught swimming around the regulating structure of the Woongarra Main Channel in Bundaberg, despite SunWater’s recent warnings that it is dangerous and illegal.

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Callide Dam passes record rainfall event

24 Feb 2015

Callide Dam in Central Queensland has passed a record flood event following intense rainfall experienced during Tropical Cyclone Marcia on Friday, 20 February 2015.

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Callide Dam Frequently Asked Questions

23 Feb 2015

Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about the unprecedented rainfall event at Callide Dam.

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SunWater prepares for severe weather in Central Queensland

19 Feb 2015

SunWater is preparing for cyclonic conditions in the Central Queensland region as Tropical Cyclone Marcia approaches the Queensland coast.

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SunWater storage level update

21 Jan 2015

For detailed information on current SunWater storage levels, view the Water Storage Map (Flash) or the Current Storage Summary Report (PDF). 

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