Latest update: 2:30pm, Friday 14 December 2018

Seqwater advises that its Flood Operation Centre is on ALERT due to possible heavy rainfall on the weekend and into next week from a weather system associated with Tropical Cyclone Owen.

Seqwater will continue to monitor the situation and provide further updates.

Gated dams

No gated dam releases are planned or occurring from Wivenhoe, Somerset and North Pine Dams. 100% of the flood storage compartment at Wivenhoe Dam is available.

Un-gated dams

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

  • Wappa 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

Weather warnings and river heights are available from the Bureau of Meteorology website at