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SunWater to commence preparation works at Paradise Dam

22 Mar 2013

SunWater advises that the water level of Paradise Dam has been lowered to 2 metres below the full supply level which will enable preparation works at the dam to begin today.

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SunWater to commence water release at Paradise Dam

18 Mar 2013

SunWater advises that water releases to lower the water level in Paradise Dam are planned to commence this evening (Monday 18 March 2013).

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SunWater Undertakes Repairs at Paradise Dam

15 Mar 2013

SunWater advises that it will be lowering the level of water in Paradise Dam to undertake repairs to the downstream dissipator at the dam.

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Callide Dam Safely Passes Flood of Record

13 Feb 2013

During January 2013, Callide Dam was closely monitored to ensure that excess water was being safely managed via controlled water releases through the dam gates as it passed a flood of record.

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Water Restriction Update – Isis System

08 Feb 2013

SunWater has consulted with local grower and industry representatives and have collectively determined that a roster system is required to be implemented to manage the limited remaining water in the scheme.

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Water Restriction Update – Woongarra System

08 Feb 2013

SunWater has consulted with local grower and industry representatives and have collectively determined that a roster system is required to be implemented to manage the limited remaining water in the scheme.

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SunWater dams are safely passing record flood waters

29 Jan 2013

SunWater’s dams are performing well given the record flood waters that are passing through them.

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Play it safe near dams this Australia Day

25 Jan 2013

Visitors planning to visit one of the state’s regional dams this Australia Day long weekend will find plenty of them close to full, due to recent rainfall.

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Fairbairn Dam Bridge to re-open with changed conditions

20 Dec 2012
SunWater has announced that the Fairbairn Dam Spillway Bridge will re-open to traffic from 9am Monday, 24 December as a single lane bridge. The bridge will also now have a vehicle weight restriction of 18 tonnes and a vehicle speed limit of 20km/h.

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Fairbairn Dam opening hours extended for summer

20 Dec 2012

SunWater has committed to trialling extended operating hours at the Fairbairn Dam recreation area over the summer months, following the second meeting of the SunWater Fairbairn Dam Recreation Area Community Consultative Group in Emerald yesterday.

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