Fred Haigh Dam – spill event

Fred Haigh Dam works completed

Update 2 – 27 May 2022, 2:14pm

Fred Haigh Dam is at 100.03% capacity and is spilling excess water.

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

Stay informed by:

Fred Haigh Dam is currently 99.3% capacity and may spill excess water in the coming days due to recent rainfall in the catchment. An update will be issued if the dam starts spilling.


Stay informed by:

  • downloading Sunwater’s App
  • following Sunwater on Facebook and Twitter
  • checking Bundaberg Regional Council Disaster Dashboard disaster.bundaberg.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/FredHaighStorageLevels 
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