Latest update: 9.15am, Tuesday 16 October 2018

Gated dams

No gated dam releases are planned or occurring.

Un-gated dams

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

  • Borumba Dam
  • Cooloolabin Dam
  • Ewen Maddock Dam
  • Sideling Creek Dam (Lake Kurwongba)

Due to continuing rain in the catchment area, outflows have increased from the following dams. Avoid potential hazards downstream of the dam such as fast flowing or deep water near waterways and floodplains. 

  • Baroon Pocket Dam
  • Cedar Pocket Dam
  • Enoggera Dam
  • Gold Creek Dam
  • Lake Macdonald Dam
  • Little Nerang Dam
  • Wappa Dam

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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