Welcome to Lower Burdekin Water

Lower Burdekin Water is a locally managed organisation that delivers sustainable water services for the prosperity of agriculture, industry, community and environment within the Burdekin region. Our groundwater area is considered the largest replenished coastal aquifer in Australia and it is the purpose of LBW to manage the groundwater system under our control in an environmentally and economically sustainable way, recognising that the economic viability of industry dependent on the resource is the essential foundation of sustainable environmental management. Recognising also that the system under our control is a modified environment, the management focus being on the development of a sustainable new balance of modified and pristine values.

The Latest News

Proposed change to Election procedures by DNRME - see the Noticeboard for more information

Charlie Papale is on leave from 31 August to 2 October 2018.  Please contact Ray Ricca on 0408821703 during this time.

Announced Allocation for the Burdekin Haughton Water Supply Scheme, Medium Priority, has been increased to 100% as at 1 September 2018.