Wivenhoe Hill Trails Closed due to fire
Date:
20/08/2018

Wivenhoe Hill trail network is closed due to a wildfire impacting the area.

If you see a wildfire on Seqwater land, please call 000 (or 112) immediately, and then report it to Seqwater (telephone 1800 737 928 or 07 3035 5776 – 24 hours, 7 days a week) as soon as possible.

Updated information in relation to fire warnings will be provided on the QFES Rural Operations website at or via local radio stations.

 

Lake Manchester - Temporarily Closed
Date:
16/08/2018

The forecast weather conditions for at least the next 3 days means that the fire danger is expected to be “very high” for areas of South East Queensland.

 

Seqwater has decided while these conditions persist, to close the recreation trails at Lake Manchester effective Friday 17 August 2018 as a precautionary safety measure.

 

Paddle craft access will not be available for the duration of the trail closure.

 

To date, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services have issued a total fire ban for parts of South East Queensland.

 

If you see a wildfire on Seqwater land, please call 000 (or 112) immediately, and then report it to Seqwater (telephone 1800 737 928 or 07 3035 5776 – 24 hours, 7 days a week) as soon as possible.

 

Updated information in relation to fire warnings will be provided on the QFES Rural Operations website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au or at www.fire.qld.gov.au or via local radio stations.

 

Lake Wyaralong - Temporary trail closure
Date:
16/08/2018

The forecast weather conditions for at least the next 3 days means that the fire danger is expected to be “very high” for areas of South East Queensland.

 Seqwater has decided while these conditions persist, to close the recreation trails at Lake Wyaralong effective Friday 17 August 2018 as a precautionary safety measure.

 Paddle craft access will still be available from Meebun Recreation Area.

 To date, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services have issued a total fire ban for parts of South East Queensland.

 If you see a wildfire on Seqwater land, please call 000 (or 112) immediately, and then report it to Seqwater (telephone 1800 737 928 or 07 3035 5776 – 24 hours, 7 days a week) as soon as possible.

 Updated information in relation to fire warnings will be provided on the QFES Rural Operations website at www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au or at www.fire.qld.gov.au or via local radio stations.

 

Safety alert – expected Very High Fire Danger ratings this week
Date:
15/08/2018

The lastest BOM four day weather forecast indicates a Very High Fire Danger and an increased risk of bushfires across South East Queensland.

We urge all visitors to play it safe when visiting our dams, lakes and parks, particularly when travelling through bushfire prone areas. 

Before visiting any of our recreational sites, be sure to:

If you see a fire, call 000 (or 112) immediately. Remain alert and take appropriate precautions. Be aware of current weather conditions and the associated hazards of extreme heat.

Lake Maroon - Day use area maintenance
Date:
10/08/2018

Tree maintenance works will be conducted at the day use recreation areas at Lake Maroon on Thursday 16th August 2018.

Work is unlikely to impact recreational users at this site.

Please follow the direction of staff and signage on-site.

Nindooinbah Dam - Maintenance Works
Date:
10/08/2018

Tree maintenance works will be conducted at Nindooinbah Dam on Thursday 16th August 2018.

Work is unlikely to impact recreational users at this site.

Please follow the direction of staff and signage on-site

Lake Samsonvale - Postman's Track Temporarily Closed
Date:
06/08/2018

The Postman's Track trails at Lake Samsonvale will be temporarily closed from Friday 17 Augustt 2018 due to a planned burn. Smoke may drift into surrounding areas, and stay around for up to two weeks after the burn period. If you are visiting the area, please remain vigilant and follow the directions of staff and signage on-site. Seqwater is conducting the prescribed burn in consultation with Queensland Fire and Emergency Services. If you have a respiratory health condition, follow the advice of your health practitioner and in case of an emergency, call Triple Zero (000).

Lake Baroon - Southern Recreation Area Maintenance Works
Date:
26/07/2018

Seqwater will be upgrading the existing car parking facilities at the Lake Baroon Southern Recreation Area.

Works that will be undertaken will include rectification of damaged pavement, line marking, drainage works and re-sealing of the existing walkways.

Contractors will be working on the site from the end of July 2018, for a period of 6 – 8 weeks. Times are subject to weather conditions and other unexpected delays.

During construction works, sections of the Lake Baroon Southern Recreation Area will be closed to the public, and temporary fencing will be erected in those areas. Disruption will be kept to a minimum where possible.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during the construction period.

Lake Samsonvale - Forgan Cove Temporary Closure and Recreation Improvements
Date:
09/07/2018

Seqwater will be upgrading the facilities at Forgan Cove. The upgrades include the construction of a new launch point for paddle craft, wash down facilities, carpark and toilet facilities.

Contractors will be working at Forgan Cove recreation area between 6.30am and 6.30pm Monday to Friday commencing Monday 23rd July 2018. Works are expected to approximately 8 weeks, subject to weather conditions and other unexpected delays.

During the construction works, Forgan Cove recreation area will be closed to the public.

Alternate recreation areas around Lake Samsonvale include Forgan Park, Bullocky Rest and McGavin View.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during the construction period.

Temporary Closure - Kurwongbah Park
Date:
18/06/2018

As part of the dam improvement program, Kurwongbah Park located on Dayboro Road will be closed from Tuesday 19 June 2018.

Kurwongbah Park will be the main access to the construction site and will be closed to the public during the upgrade. The park will be reopened once the work is completed.

You can stay up-to-date with the progress of the Sideling Creek Dam Improvement Project by
subscribing to our e-updates through the project webpage https://yourseqwater.com.au/sideling-creekdam-upgrade

Lake Dyer is open to paddlecraft but closed to all other water-based recreation
Date:
19/01/2018

We have reopened Lake Dyer to paddlecraft activities only. Due to the reduced water levels, the swimming area cannot be used and the boat ramp will remain closed to trailerable vessels.

Paddlers are asked to please exercise extreme caution when accessing Lake Dyer due to the reduced water level. The dam level is less than 10%.

Paddlers should remain vigilant at all times as conditions in the lake may have changed during the closure and previously submerged hazards may become visible.

Thank you for your patience during the recent temporary closure of the lake.

Lake Atkinson and Lake Clarendon temporarily closed
Date:
17/11/2017

Lakes Atkinson and Clarendon remain closed to all water based activities due to low water levels.

Please follow signage and directions of staff on-site.

We will open the lake as soon as it is safe to do so.

 

 

Maroon Dam - Slater Park shoreline works
Date:
17/11/2017

Visitors are advised to exercise caution along the shoreline at Slater Park where undermining and some erosion of the bank is evident.

The affected area has been cordoned off and signage placed at the site.

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