Coolmunda Dam – spill event

Coolmunda Dam

Update 8 – Sunday 12 December 2021, 6:30pm

Coolmunda Dam is at 100% capacity, no longer spilling excess water and the access road to the dam has reopened. Minor operational releases will continue.

If you are downstream of the dam, continue to avoid potential hazards and remember if it’s flooded, forget it.

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

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Update 7 – Thursday 9 December 2021, 7:30am

Coolmunda Dam is 103.2% capacity and spilling excess water. Water expected to remain in the banks and bed of the river.

If downstream of the dam, expect increased river flows and remember if it’s flooded, forget it.

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Update 6 – Wednesday 8 December 2021, 1:33pm

Coolmunda Dam is currently at 102.2% capacity and is expected to spill excess water in the coming 24-hours due to observed rainfall in the catchment. An update will be issued if the dam starts spilling.

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Update 5 – Sunday 5 December 2021, 12:56pm

Coolmuda Dam is no longer spilling excess water. If you are downstream of the dam, continue to avoid potential hazards and remember if it’s flooded, forget it.

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

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Update 4 – Monday 22 November 2021, 9:00am

Coolmunda Dam is currently 102% capacity and expected to spill excess water in the coming hours due to rainfall in the catchment. An update will be issued if the dam starts spilling.

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Update 3 – Sunday 14 November 2021, 5.30pm

Coolmunda Dam is no longer spilling excess water. 

Levels are falling steadily.

If you are downstream of the dam, continue to avoid potential hazards and remember if it’s flooded, forget it. 

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

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Update 2 – Thursday 11 November 2021, 10.30am

Coolmunda Dam is 100.1% capacity and spilling excess water. 

Flows expected to remain within beds and banks of river; minor flooding possible.  

If downstream of the dam, expect increased river flows and remember if it’s flooded, forget it. 

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Update 1 – Tuesday 9 November 2021, 5:00pm

Coolmunda Dam is currently 96.7% capacity and may spill excess water in the coming 48 hours due to forecast rainfall in the catchment.

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