Glenlyon Dam – spill event

Glenlyon spilling

Update 3: Tuesday, 16 August 2022 – 12:41pm

Glenlyon Dam is 101.4% capacity and the volume of excess water flowing over the spillway is decreasing.
If downstream of the dam, expect continued river flows and remember if it’s flooded, forget it.
An update will be issued if further rainfall in the catchment cause flows to increase.

Stay informed by:

• downloading the Sunwater App

• following Sunwater on Facebook and Twitter 

• checking Southern Downs Regional Council Disaster Dashboard http://disasterdashboard.sdrc.qld.gov.au/ for emergency news, road and crossing closures and power outages

• monitoring forecasts and river levels at bom.gov.au

• checking the dam’s level at bit.ly/GlenlyonDamStorageLevel

Update 2: Sunday, 14 August 2022 – 10:47am

Glenlyon Dam is currently at 101.2% capacity and spilling excess water due to rainfall in the catchment.

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 Regional Council Disaster Dashboard for emergency news, road and crossing closures and power outages (disasterdashboard.sdrc.qld.gov.au/)

• tuning into ABC local radio

• monitoring forecasts and river levels at bom.gov.au

• checking the dam’s level at bit.ly/GlenlyonDamStorageLevel

Update 1: Friday, 13 May 2022 – 4:00pm

Glenlyon Dam is currently at 100.3% capacity and spilling excess water due to rainfall in the catchment.

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 Regional Council Disaster Dashboard for emergency news, road and crossing closures and power outages (disasterdashboard.sdrc.qld.gov.au/)

• tuning into ABC local radio

• monitoring forecasts and river levels at bom.gov.au

• checking the dam’s level at bit.ly/GlenlyonDamStorageLevel

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