EJ Beardmore Dam – spill event

Beardmore Dam

Update 2: 30 July 2021, 3.19pm

EJ Beardmore Dam is currently at 98.68% capacity but is no longer expected to spill excess water.

An update will be issued if further rainfall in the catchment cause flows to increase.

Stay informed by:

  • downloading Sunwater’s app
  • following Sunwater on Facebook and Twitter
  • checking Balonne Shire Disaster Dashboard emergency.balonne.qld.gov.au for emergency news, road and crossing closures and power outages
  • tuning into ABC local radio
  • monitoring forecasts and river levels at www.bom.gov.au
  • checking the dam’s level at bit.ly/BeardmoreStorageLevel

Update 1: 23 July 2021, 2.30pm

EJ Beardmore Dam is currently at 95.9% capacity and may spill excess water in the coming 24 hours due to rainfall in the catchment.

All persons who have pumps near the river are advised to monitor the height of the river and consider removal.

An update will be issued if the dam starts spilling.

Stay informed by:

  • downloading Sunwater’s app
  • following Sunwater on Facebook and Twitter
  • checking Balonne Shire Disaster Dashboard emergency.balonne.qld.gov.au for emergency news, road and crossing closures and power outages
  • tuning into ABC local radio
  • monitoring forecasts and river levels at www.bom.gov.au
  • checking the dam’s level at bit.ly/BeardmoreStorageLevel
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