How gated dams work

Seqwater’s dams not only capture and store drinking water for the region but some are also designed to provide flood mitigation benefits. 

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Dam release notification service

Sign up to our free dam release notification service for regular updates on gated dam operations and spilling un-gated dams during times of heavy rain and storms.

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Water Security Program 2023

Our 30-year roadmap for SEQ's water needs.

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Keep the fun alive

Play it safe when visiting our dams, lakes and parks. Check out our top safety tips and keep the fun alive!

 

 

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Bird watching

There are some wondrous places, hidden around Seqwater catchments, perfect for birdwatchers and keen photographers to enjoy.

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Boating (electric powered)

Boating (fuel powered)

Fuel powered boating is a popular activity, and permitted at a number of Seqwater lakes. There are restrictions to the type of fuel powered boating that can be used on Lake Wivenhoe.

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Camping

There are a number of camping options to choose from around our dams and lakes. Seqwater manages camping at Wyaralong Dam and Lake Manchester. All other camp grounds are privately operated.

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Dogs on leash

Our dog on leash parks are community facilities to be enjoyed by everyone. Be considerate of other visitors and clean up after your pet. Dogs are not permitted in the water at any of our lakes.

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Jetskiing

Jetskiing, water skiing, tubing and wakeboarding are popular water activities at lakes where fuel-powered boating is permitted but it’s still important to play it safe for water-based recreation.

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Sailing

Swimming (designated areas only)

Some of our lakes have designated swimming areas for visitors to enjoy. There are no lifeguards on duty so it's important to only swim in designated areas.

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Tubing

Jetskiing, water skiing, tubing and wakeboarding are popular recreation activities at lakes where fuel-powered boating is permitted but it’s still important to play it safe for water-based recreation.

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Wakeboarding

Wakeboarding, jetskiing, water skiing and tubing are popular recreation activities at lakes where fuel-powered boating is permitted but it’s still important to play it safe for water-based recreation.

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Water skiing

Water skiing, jetskiing, tubing and wakeboarding are popular recreation activities at lakes where fuel-powered boating is permitted but it’s still important to play it safe for water-based recreation.

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