Paradise Dam – spill event

Update 3: Sunday 13 February, 2022 – 10.30am

Paradise Dam is 99% capacity and no longer spilling excess water. Operational releases have also ceased.

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

Stay informed by:

Update 2: Thursday 3 February, 2022 – 10.35am

Paradise Dam is now spilling excess water. The storage level is 100.1% capacity and rising.

The Paradise Dam Emergency Action Plan has been activated and Sunwater is working closely with Bundaberg and North Burnett Local Disaster Management groups (LDMGs).

We are monitoring the dam 24/7 and encourage the Bundaberg and North Burnet communities and downstream residents to:

If you are concerned about the immediate safety of you and your family, please contact triple zero (000).

Update 1: Wednesday 2 February, 2022 – 11:35am

Paradise Dam may spill water in the next few hours due to forecast rainfall over the catchment. The dam is currently at 99.2% capacity.

Sunwater is fully prepared for a spill event and is working closely with the Bundaberg and North Burnett Local Disaster Management groups (LDMGs).

Bundaberg and North Burnett communities and downstream residents are encouraged to stay informed by:

An update will be issued if water flows over the dam spillway.

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