Latest update: 11.00am, Wednesday 29 March 2017

Gated dams

  • Somserset Dam: Low flow releases are currently occurring from Somerset Dam into Wivenhoe Dam. Lake level rise to be less than 0.5m over the next 24 hours.
  • Forecast rainfall is indicating that dam releases are possible from the following Seqwater gated dams in coming days.

  • Wivenhoe Dam
  • Somerset Dam
  • North Pine Dam

Un-gated dams

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

  • Little Nerang Dam
  • Wappa Dam

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

  • Wyaralong Dam 
  • Hinze 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.

River level information is available from the Bureau of Meteorology website at