Updates on releases and spilling dams

Latest update: 1:30pm on Wednesday 21 February 2018

Gated dams

There are no gated dam releases planned or occuring.

Un-gated dams

Due to heavy rainfall, the following un-gated dams are spilling excess water:

  • Cedar Pocket Dam
  • Poona Dam
  • Wappa Dam
  • Borumba Dam
  • Lake Macdonald Dam

Due to continuing rain in the catchment area, outflows have increased from the following dams. Avoid potential hazards downstream of the dam such as fast flowing or deep water near waterways and floodplains.

  • Wappa Dam
  • Lake Macdonald Dam
  • Cedar Pocket Dam

Dam release notification service

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River levels and road closures

For information about road and crossing closures or other flood impacts, contact your local council or qldtraffic.qld.gov.au

Weather warnings and river heights are available from the Bureau of Meteorology website at www.bom.gov.au