Notice Board


Southern Division Annual Shutdown Notice

All users of Open Water in the Northern Division of Lower Burdekin Water are hereby advised that supply into all diversion will be unavailable from:

Saturday, 10th June 2017 to (and including) Saturday, 24th June 2017 (2 Weeks) This is the SunWater BHWSS Annual Planned Maintenance Shutdown and is in addition to LBW Capital Works. LBW Capital works will continue on Central, Fords, Mathers and Iyah Diversions through to 27th June 2017. LBW Capital works on Warren's Gully, Munro's and Alma Diversions will continue through to 9th June and water may not be available until the end of the SunWater shutdown on 24th June 2017. Growers should organise their irrigation schedules accordingly. For further information, please contact Southern Operations Manager Charlie Papale 0407 636 488. Click here for a downloadable notice (pdf).

Northern Division Annual Shutdown Notice

All users of Open Water in the Northern Division of Lower Burdekin Water are hereby advised that supply into all diversion will be unavailable from: Saturday, 10th June 2017 to (and including) Saturday, 1st July 2017 (3 Weeks) This Shutdown is essential to complete Capital Works and Maintenance and coincides with the SunWater BHWSS Annual Planned Maintenance Shutdown. Growers should organise their irrigation schedules accordingly. For further information, please contact Northern Operations Manager Peter Piotto 0429 030 089 click here  for a downloadable notice (pdf).  

Upcoming Capital Works and Planned System Closures - Notice 6th April 2017

Southern Division System Closures - Notice 1
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 to see the full  preliminary outage durations and affected systems.  

Southern Division Pumping Update - 15th January 2017

Due to the hot and dry conditions experienced recently, the lower reaches of the Southern Division system have not filled. Open Water Pumpers on Warrens Gully and Munros diversions, there will be no pumping from midnight Friday to midnight Monday starting 17/02/2017 until further notice.


McDowells Pump Station - Media Release 15 December 2016

Update to Emergency Repairs to the McDowells Pump Station Please click here to see the full media release regarding progress with the McDowells pump station repairs.

McDowells Pump Station - Media Release 7th December 2016

Emergency Repairs to the McDowells Pump Station - 7th December 2016. Please click here to see the full media release regarding the McDowells pump station repairs.