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Stay safe around Central Queensland waterways these holidays

11 Dec 2014

SunWater is urging visitors to Central Queensland dams and weirs to stay safe these school holidays, following recent reports of people taking risks around local waterways. 

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Stay safe around North West waterways these holidays

11 Dec 2014

SunWater is urging holiday makers visiting Julius Dam to stay safe these school holidays. 

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Stay safe around North Queensland waterways these holidays

11 Dec 2014

SunWater is urging visitors to North Queensland dams and weirs to stay safe these school holidays, following recent reports of people taking risks around local waterways.  

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Stay safe around Far North waterways these holidays

11 Dec 2014

SunWater is urging visitors to Far North Queensland dams and weirs to stay safe these school holidays, following recent reports of people taking risks around local waterways. 

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Queensland farmers to take control of irrigation schemes

10 Dec 2014

Queensland farmers are to be handed control of the state’s eight channel irrigation schemes in a move that will benefit agriculture and the communities which depend on it.

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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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