Updates on releases and spilling dams

Latest update: 2.30pm, Monday 30 October 2017

Gated dams

Low flow releases from Somerset Dam into Wivenhoe Dam have ceased.

No gated releases are currently planned or occuring from Wivenhoe, Somerset or North Pine dams.

Un-gated dams

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

  • Sideling Creek Dam
  • Enoggera 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 flood plains:

  • Lake Manchester Dam
  • Wappa Dam
  • Gold Creek 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