Public comment now open for Burdekin Falls Dam Raising EIS draft terms of reference

Sunwater is pleased to advise that Queensland’s Coordinator-General has released the draft terms of reference for public comment on the environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Burdekin Falls Dam Raising Project. The Burdekin Falls Dam Raising Project is a proposal to raise the existing Burdekin Falls Dam as a potential means to increase water supply […]

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Update for customers within the Burdekin-Haughton Water Supply Scheme

Sunwater is working closely with Building Queensland on a detailed business case (DBC) for the Burdekin Falls Dam Improvement and proposed Burdekin Falls Dam Raising projects. Future water demand survey The Burdekin Falls Dam Raising Project is a proposal to raise the existing dam to increase water supply in the Burdekin and surrounding regions. Sunwater […]

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Proposed raising of Burdekin Falls Dam declared a coordinated project

Sunwater welcomes the Queensland’s Coordinator-General decision to declare the Burdekin Falls Dam Raising Project a coordinated project. Burdekin Falls Dam, located 200 km south of Townsville, is the largest dam in Queensland at four times the capacity of Sydney Harbour. The project is a proposal to raise the existing dam as a potential means to […]

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Geotechnical investigations update

Sunwater has recently completed geotechnical works at Burdekin Falls Dam to investigate the soil and rock properties of the land surrounding the dam. The works are part of the detailed business case for the Burdekin Falls Dam Raising and Dam Improvement projects. The investigations are critical to inform the engineering design and will also help […]

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Geotechnical investigations commence at Burdekin Falls Dam

Sunwater is undertaking geotechnical works at Burdekin Falls Dam to investigate the soil and rock properties of the land surrounding the dam. The works are part of the Detailed Business Case for the Burdekin Falls Dam Raising and Dam Improvement Projects and are critical to inform the design of future construction works. The investigation will […]

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