Leslie Dam – spill event

Update 2: Sunday 15 May 2022, 9:15am

Leslie Dam spillway gates are now closed, minor flows continue through the river outlet. The emergency action plan has been deactivated. Any further rain may increase flows. Updated advice will be provided if this occurs. Dam level updates on our website: bit.ly/LeslieStorageLevels  

Downstream residents and the community are encouraged to stay informed by:

Update 1: Friday, 13 May 2022, 9:15am

Leslie Dam is 101.6% capacity and outflows are occurring due to rainfall in the catchment.

The road to Leslie Dam is now closed.

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

Stay informed by:

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