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Proposed central Queensland dam gets environmental tick of approval

17 Jul 2017

Nathan Dam, a SunWater proposed dam to supply water for industrial development and urban communities in Central Queensland, has been granted environmental approvals, marking a significant milestone in determining the viability of the Nathan Dam and pipelines project.

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SunWater welcomes findings of the independent assessment into Kinchant Dam operations and community warning systems

30 Jun 2017

SunWater has welcomed today’s findings of the independent assessment by Queensland Chief Scientist, Professor Suzanne Miller into the operation of Kinchant Dam and community warning systems during Tropical Cyclone Debbie in March this year.

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SunWater committed to Townsville water security

30 Jun 2017

SunWater has welcomed today’s interim report by the Townsville Water Security Taskforce into the short, medium and long-term water security solutions for Townsville.

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Irrigator water allocations predicted to be largely unchanged in new year

09 Jun 2017

SunWater irrigation customers are expected to see only minor changes in water allocations in the 2017-18 water year, with late wet season inflows providing a boost for some of the state’s key water storages.

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SunWater welcomes Government investment into Burdekin Falls Dam and Hydro

05 Jun 2017

SunWater welcomes the Queensland State Government’s announcement of more than $100 million for improvement works at the Burdekin Falls Dam, and an additional $100 million investment into the proposed  hydro-electric power station.

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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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