Sunwater Storages

Sunwater balancing and offstream storages

What is a balancing storage? Storage within a distribution system and/or pipeline that is utilised as a pool of water to balance inflows and outflows. This could be to match supply with demand, or balance pumping inflows and outflows. The smaller balancing storages are generally constructed from concrete, and are above ground, medium to large balancing storages are usually constructed with an earth and rockfill embankment and can be standalone or on a natural depression/ watercourse.
What is an offstream storage? Offstream storages are generally constructed from earth and rockfill outside the bed and banks of the water course and are utilised to store water by pumping from the adjacent water course during run-off events.

Balancing storages

Bowen Broken Rivers

Eungella Moranbah Pipeline

Moranbah
Moranbah Terminal Storage
200ML
Burdekin Moranbah Pipeline

Moranbah Pipeline
BMP 600ML Balancing Storage
600ML

Bundaberg

Eungella Moranbah Pipeline

Moranbah
Isis Balancing Storage
200ML

Burdekin Haughton

On the Haughton Main Channel adjacent to the Haughton River
Haughton Balancing Storage
200ML
Burdekin River

At the commencement of the Barratta Distribution scheme
Mulgrave Balancing Storage
600ML

Eton

Oakenden

On the Oakeden Main Channel in the Eton Distribution Scheme
Oakenden
60ML

Mareeba Dimbulah

Two Mile Creek

Biboohra
Biboohra
67.8ML
West Barron MC

Walkamin
Nardellos Lagoon
1200ML
Aringa MC

Arriga on the West Barron Main Channel
West Barron
1800ML

Offstream storages

Dawson River

Moura Weir
Moura offstream storage
2820ML
Bowen River

Adjacent to Bowen River Weir
Gattonvale offstream storage
5200ML

Environment

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