• Reminder to play it safe at our lakes in the hot weather
    Posted
    29 September 2017
    Type
    recreation and safety notice

    With the hot weather upon us, we would like to remind visitors, especially swimmers, to play it safe in and around our lakes.

    Our lakes form part of a habitat with a variety of wildlife and natural organisms living in them, particularly in the warmer temperatures.

    We have designated swimming areas at a number of our lakes for you to keep cool and while your safety is important to us, remember it is your responsibility.

  • Upcoming night works in Enoggera
    Posted
    27 September 2017
    Type
    works in your area

    Seqwater will be conducting essential bulk water pipeline maintenance in Enoggera on Thursday 5 October and Friday 6 October 2017, subject to weather conditions and other unexpected delays.

  • Upcoming work in your area – Cooloolabin Dam upgrade
    Posted
    27 September 2017
    Type
    works in your area

    We will soon be starting work on the Cooloolabin Dam as part of our region-wide Dam Improvement Program.

  • Wappa Dam - Temporary closure of toilet building
    Posted
    26 September 2017
    Type
    recreation and safety notice

    The toilets at Jack Harrison Park Wappa Dam will be closed until further notice while maintenance works are undertaken.

    Temporary facilities are available and all visitors are requested to comply with the direction of staff and signage at the site.

  • Borumba Dam boat ramp Stage 2 construction works
    Posted
    25 September 2017
    Type
    recreation and safety notice

    Seqwater will be undertaking construction works at Borumba Dam from Tuesday 3 October 2017 for the Borumba Boat Ramp Stage 2 Upgrade.

    The upgrade will be able to provide an improved and safer vessel launching point for boat operators. Seqwater manages numerous dams that are open to recreation and maintaining safe access to the water is an important part of its commitment to water based recreational activities.

  • Lake Baroon recreation changes
    Posted
    22 September 2017
    Type
    recreation and safety notice

    As of Monday 25 September, recreation activities at Lake Baroon will be limited to paddling and shoreline fishing at the Southern Recreation Area only.

    Boating with trailerable vessels and swimming are not permitted anywhere at the lake due to low water levels.

    Please refrain from launching paddlecraft or fishing from the shoreline at the Northern Recreation Area due to hazards at the shoreline.

    These closures are for your safety, and the safety of those around you. Please observe the directions of signage and staff on-site.

  • Lake Borumba: change to potable water supply
    Posted
    19 September 2017
    Type
    recreation and safety notice

    Potable (drinking water) is no longer supplied at Lake Borumba's recreation area and campground.

    Visitors are asked to bring their own drinking water supplies when using these facilities.

    All taps and other water points on-site are labelled 'not to drink'.

    For futher information, please contact our recreation team at recreation@seqwater.com.au

  • Safety alert – expected Very High Fire Danger ratings this week
    Posted
    14 September 2017
    Type
    recreation and safety notice

    The expected weather forecast this week indicates a Very High Fire Danger and an increased risk of bushfires across South East Queensland.

  • Mt Crosby Weir Bridge maintenance – September–December 2017
    Posted
    12 September 2017
    Type
    works in your area

    In September–December 2017, Seqwater will be conducting maintenance on the Mt Crosby Weir Bridge between Stumers Road and Allawah Road.

    The work will involve repairs to the downstream toe of the weir, installing two new sluice gates to manage water releases and strengthening the guardrails on either side of the bridge.

  • Hinze project helps rare Richmond birdwing butterfly numbers flutter back up
    Posted
    11 September 2017
    Type
    media release

    One of the country’s rarest species of butterfly is making a comeback at Hinze Dam, thanks to a conservation project to help the species survive.

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