Fairbairn Dam residents and visitors advised to boil drinking water

This alert applies from Tuesday 6 April 2021 to all residents and visitors at Fairbairn Dam who receive drinking water from the Fairbairn Dam Water Supply.  Sunwater advises all residents and visitors to boil their tap water used for drinking following an issue identified at the Fairbairn Dam Water supply which has resulted in water […]

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Notice: Burdekin Falls Dam planned closure

Sunwater advises that Burdekin Falls Dam will be closed to the public from Monday 19 to Friday 30 April for road upgrade works (weather permitting).   The closure will apply to the entire site including camping grounds, lookouts and facilities so no onsite camping will be allowed during these dates. Signage will be in place on site and at Ravenswood and Mingela to advise of the closure.   […]

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Camping over the Easter long weekend

Holiday makers are reminded to follow the advice of Queensland Health regarding practicing social distancing and carrying a face mask with you at all times. Sunwater also encourages people to bring their own supplies and observe good hygiene practices when visiting our assets.   While there are no changes to camping rules or restrictions for Sunwater camping grounds […]

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Easter and school holiday safety reminder

Safety tips for visiting a dam or weir

Ahead of the Easter long weekend and school holiday period, Sunwater reminds everyone planning to visit our dams for camping or recreation to read the signs, check for hazards, keep a look out for friends, family and children and enjoy the waterway safety.    Holiday makers are reminded to follow the advice of Queensland Health regarding practicing social distancing and carrying a face mask with you at all times. Sunwater also encourages […]

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Update: Dam Emergency Siren tests

Update 4: 24 March 2021, 10:55am Teemburra The audible test of the Dam Emergency Siren at located on Lucas Paddock Road in Pinnacle is now complete. Sunwater thanks the community for is patience while we conducted the test.   Update 3: 23 March 2021, 11.33am Kinchant The audible test of the Dam Emergency Siren at located on the north-west corner of the […]

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