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.


Southern Division Annual Open Water Shutdown

LBW Southern Division SunWater Annual Open Water Shutdown will commence 10 June 2017.  Click here for more information. 

Northern Division Annual Open Water Shutdown

LBW Northern Division Annual Open Water Shutdown will commence 10 June 2017 . Click here for more information.

Southern Division  Capital Works and Planned System Closures

LBW have finalised preparations for Southern Division capital works being under taken in May & June 2017. These capital works will require portions of LBW's system to be closed down for periods of time. Closures commence 1st May 2017.  Please click here for more information