• Opening of paddle craft launch point - Forgan Cove, Lake Samsonvale
    Posted
    20 November 2018
    Type
    recreation and safety notice

    From Wednesday 21 November 2018, paddle craft will be permitted on Lake Samsonvale, in designated zones.

    A public paddle craft launch point has been constructed at Forgan Cove (off Forgan Road). Paddle craft, such as canoes and kayaks, are now permitted on Lake Samsonvale seven days a week in the designated paddle craft zone.

    For your safety, and the safety of others, you must ensure you stay within the designated paddle craft zone which has been clearly marked by warning buoys on the lake.

  • Alum sludge: from 'waste' to valuable soil additive
    Posted
    15 November 2018
    Type
    media release

    A waste product, disposed of as landfill in the past, has been unearthed as a powerful fertilizer for native plants.

  • Lake Wyaralong - Shoreline trail maintenance
    Posted
    14 November 2018
    Type
    recreation and safety notice

    Maintenance works will be conducted along a small section of the shoreline trail at Lake Wyaralong on Thursday 15 and Friday 16 November 2018.

     

    In the interest of public safety all visitors are requested to please observe the direction of staff and signage while maintenance works are completed.

  • Enoggera – Temporary Closure Swimming area and Launch point
    Posted
    12 November 2018
    Type
    recreation and safety notice

    Maintenance works will be undertaken on Friday 16 November 2018 to clear the shoreline vegetation in the vicinity of the swimming area and paddle craft launch point.

  • Lake Macdonald - Minor works and temporary closures
    Posted
    6 November 2018
    Type
    recreation and safety notice

    As part of the dam improvement program, there will be some minor works being carried out at Lake Macdonald effective Monday 5 November 2018.

  • Lake Baroon reopened to on water activities
    Posted
    31 October 2018
    Type
    recreation and safety notice

    Lake Baroon is now open to all approved on water based activities.

  • Lake Samsonvale weed treatment of trails
    Posted
    29 October 2018
    Type
    recreation and safety notice

    Weed treatment will be undertaken at the following sites commencing Tuesday 30 October 2018.

    -  Postman's Track trail network and

    - the area adjoining Gold Scrub Lane and

    - the access road for the Lake Samsonale Water Sports Association and associated fire trail network.

    Finalisation of the work is dependent on weather conditions but it is expected the work will be completed by Wednesday 7 November 2018.

    Signage will be in place at all access points while the work is being undertaken.

  • Lake Wyaralong - Wild dog baiting program
    Posted
    26 October 2018
    Type
    recreation and safety notice

    Seqwater is currently conducting a 1080 dog baiting at land surrounding Lake Wyaralong as part of its pest management program to manage wild dog populations.

  • Pest management - Wyaralong Dam
    Posted
    26 October 2018
    Type
    works in your area

    Seqwater is working to manage invasive pest animals around Lake Wyaralong.

    Wild dogs are a restricted pest species in Queensland. As a landholder, Seqwater has a responsibility to manage pest animals on its land under the Biosecurity Act.

    1080 baits will be laid from late October 2018 until late November 2018 at a number of locations near the dam. If you are in the area, please follow signage and the instructions of trained personnel at all times.

  • Update: Boil water alert lifted for Karragarra, Lamb and Macleay islands
    Posted
    23 October 2018
    Type
    media release

    Residents on Karragarra Island, Lamb Island and Macleay Island do not need to boil their drinking water as of 9.00pm Wednesday 24 October.

    Seqwater and Redland City Council have confirmed multiple treated water samples of the network over the past two days indicate the water is safe to drink.

    Water to the three islands is safe to drink and the boil water alert is now lifted.

    Redland City Council will now stop the supply of bottled water on the three islands and the bottled water pickup points will be gradually closing.

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