Moogerah

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About Moogerah

Moogerah Dam is located on Reynolds Creek near Boonah, and was completed in 1961. Water from the dam is used for irrigation along Reynolds Creek and also supplies water to Warrill Creek and Warrill Valley farmers through a series of diversions.

Moogerah is an un-gated dam, meaning that when it reaches 100 per cent capacity, water flows over the spillway and safely out of the dam.

If you would like to be notified when Moogerah Dam begins to spill, sign up to our free dam release notification service or download our public safety mobile app.

Current capacity

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Full supply capacity
83,765 ML
Current capacity
37,120 ML
at 6:00pm 20/10/2019
  • KEY INFORMATION
  • WATER SOURCE
  • LIVING NEAR DAMS
  • Key information

    Name
    Moogerah

    Watercourse
    Reynolds Creek

    Location
    Near Boonah

    Catchment area
    228.00km²

    Length of dam wall
    219.00m

    Year completed
    1961

    Type of construction
    Mass concrete double curvature dam

  • Moogerah Dam has a catchment area of 228km2. The dam holds 83,765 million litres of water at full supply.

    Read more about the Warrill Valley scheme.

  • Flood mitigation

    All dams help mitigate flooding to some extent. The peak outflow from a gated or un-gated dam during a flood event is less than the peak outflow that would have occurred had the dam not been built, because some water is held in the dam while it is spilling. This means that water flow slows down as floods pass through the dam.

    It’s important neighbours and people downstream of dams know what to do in the unlikely event of an emergency. Each of our dams have an emergency action plan (EAP) in place to enable us to respond quickly to potential incidents in partnership with the Bureau of Meteorology, relevant emergency services and local councils. For Moogerah Dam, this is Scenic Rim Regional Council.

THINGS TO DO

Jetskiing from A G Muller Park, Lake Moogerah

Fishing at Fred Haigh Park

Sailing at AG Muller Park

Wakeboarding from AG Muller Park, Lake Moogerah

Water skiing from AG Muller Park, Lake Moogerah

Tubing from A G Muller Park, Lake Moogerah

Rowing at Lake Moogerah

Kayaking at Lake Moogerah

Canoeing at Lake Moogerah

Fishing at AG Muller Park

Electric boating at Lake Moogerah

Electric boating at Lake Moogerah

There are two boat ramps at AG Muller Park.

Vessels are only to be operated from the designated boat ramp. 

Please keep a safe distance from other lake users. 

All activities on Seqwater lakes are covered by the Boating Regulations set by Maritime Safety Queensland (msq.qld.gov.au).

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Fuel powered boating at Lake Moogerah

Fuel powered boating at Lake Moogerah

There are two boat ramps at AG Muller Park.

Vessels are only to be operated from the designated boat ramp. 

Please keep a safe distance from other lake users. 

All activities on Seqwater lakes are covered by the Boating Regulations set by Maritime Safety Queensland (msq.qld.gov.au).

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Stand up paddling at AG Muller Park

Swimming at A G Muller Park

Swimming at A G Muller Park

The designated swimming area is marked with buoys on the water.

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Dogs on leash at Lake Moogerah (Lower Recreation Area)

BBQs and picnic at Fred Haigh Park

Dogs on leash at Fred Haigh Park

Bush walking at Moogerah