River Warning Report No 11 – 7.30am on Friday 23rd March 2012

The Burdekin Shire Council Flood Reporting Centre reports on the Burdekin River and its tributaries as follows:

At 7.30am on Friday 23rd March 2012

 

Height

Tendency

Burdekin Falls Dam

4.65 m

Falling

Myuna – Bowen River

3.34 m

Falling

Dalbeg

14.56 m

Falling

Strathbogie – Bogie River

2.31 m

Falling

Millaroo

12.80 m

Falling

Clare

12.73 m

Falling slowly

Inkerman (Burdekin River Bridge at Home Hill)

10.10 m

Falling slowly

Rita Island Bridge

2.25 m

Over decking & steady

Groper Creek

 

No reading available

The Burdekin River has reached its predicted peak of 10.9 metres at the Burdekin River Bridge at Home Hill and is now receding.

Water is currently over the Rita Island Bridge and on the Groper Creek Reserve continuing until early Sunday morning.

Residents of Rita Island and Groper Creek should continue to monitor heights.

No further rises shall occur.

 No further bulletins will be issued.

River Warning Report No 10 – 7.30pm on Thursday 22nd March 2012

The Burdekin Shire Council Flood Reporting Centre reports on the Burdekin River and its tributaries as follows:

At 7.30pm on Thursday 22nd March 2012

 

Height

Tendency

Burdekin Falls Dam

4.95 m

Falling slowly

Myuna – Bowen River

4.34 m

Falling

Dalbeg

15.86 m

Falling

Strathbogie – Bogie River

2.66 m

Falling

Millaroo

14.00 m

Falling

Clare

13.98 m

Falling slowly

Inkerman (Burdekin River Bridge at Home Hill)

10.76 m

Falling slowly

Rita Island Bridge

2.80 m

Over decking & steady

Groper Creek

 

No reading available

The Burdekin River has reached its predicted peak  of 10.9 metres at the Burdekin River Bridge at Home Hill and is currently steady.

Residents of Rita Island and Groper Creek should be monitoring heights as water is coming into Todd’s Break, Warren’s Gully, over Plantation Creek, over the banks at Tapiolas Break and McDowell’s and Ramsden’s on the Home Hill side, as well as farms in the Jarvisfield area.  Water breaks over the top of protective work at Todd’s holding up traffic on Rita Island Road at Jarvisfield School and on Kilrie Road at Lando’s.

It is not possible to accurately predict the height which outbreak waters will reach at locations away from the river banks.  The information contained in the Council’s Flood Reports relating to these effects, including predictions of effects at Rita Island and Groper Creek, are to provide guidance only.

A further bulletin will be issued at 8am on 23rd March 2012.

River Warning Report No 9 – 3.30pm on Thursday 22nd March 2012

The Burdekin Shire Council Flood Reporting Centre reports on the Burdekin River and its tributaries as follows:

At 3.30pm on Thursday 22nd March 2012

 

Height

Tendency

Burdekin Falls Dam

5.05 m

Over spillway & steady

Myuna – Bowen River

4.69 m

Falling

Dalbeg

16.31 m

Falling

Strathbogie – Bogie River

2.81 m

Falling slowly

Millaroo

14.30 m

Falling slowly

Clare

14.13 m

Falling slowly

Inkerman (Burdekin River Bridge at Home Hill)

10.91 m

Steady

Rita Island Bridge

2.80 m

Over decking & steady

Groper Creek

 

No reading available

The Burdekin River has reached its predicted peak  of 10.9 metres at the Burdekin River Bridge at Home Hill and is currently steady.

Residents of Rita Island and Groper Creek should be monitoring heights as water is coming into Todd’s Break, Warren’s Gully, over Plantation Creek, over the banks at Tapiolas Break and McDowell’s and Ramsden’s on the Home Hill side, as well as farms in the Jarvisfield area.  Water breaks over the top of protective work at Todd’s holding up traffic on Rita Island Road at Jarvisfield School and on Kilrie Road at Lando’s.

It is not possible to accurately predict the height which outbreak waters will reach at locations away from the river banks.  The information contained in the Council’s Flood Reports relating to these effects, including predictions of effects at Rita Island and Groper Creek, are to provide guidance only.

A further bulletin will be issued at 8pm on 22nd March 2012.

River Warning Report No 8 – 10:30 AM on Thursday, 22 March 2012

The Burdekin Shire Council Flood Reporting Centre reports on the Burdekin River and its tributaries as follows:

At 10:30 AM on Thursday, 22 March 2012

 

Height

Tendency

Burdekin Falls Dam

5.05 m

Over spillway & rising very slowly

Myuna – Bowen River

5.39 m

Falling

Dalbeg

16.86 m

Falling slowly

Strathbogie – Bogie River

3.11 m

Falling slowly

Millaroo

14.50 m

Rising very slowly

Clare

14.23 m

Rising very slowly

Inkerman (Burdekin River Bridge at Home Hill)

10.86 m

Rising very slowly

Rita Island Bridge

2.80 m

Over decking & rising very slowly

Groper Creek

 

No reading available

The Burdekin River will almost reach its’ predicted peak of 10.9 metres at the Inkerman Bridge at Home Hill at midday today.

Residents of Rita Island and Groper Creek should be monitoring heights as water is coming into Todd’s Break, Warren’s Gully, over Plantation Creek, over the banks at Tapiolas Break and McDowell’s and Ramsden’s on the Home Hill side, as well as farms in the Jarvisfield area.  Water breaks over the top of protective work at Todd’s holding up traffic on Rita Island Road at Jarvisfield School and on Kilrie Road at Lando’s.

It is not possible to accurately predict the height which outbreak waters will reach at locations away from the river banks.  The information contained in the Council’s Flood Reports relating to these effects, including predictions of effects at Rita Island and Groper Creek, are to provide guidance only.

A further bulletin will be issued at 4pm on Thursday 22nd March 2012.

River Warning Report No 7 – 7:30 AM on Thursday, 22 March 2012

The Burdekin Shire Council Flood Reporting Centre reports on the Burdekin River and its tributaries as follows:

At 7:30 AM on Thursday, 22 March 2012

 

Height

Tendency

Burdekin Falls Dam

5.00 m

Over spillway & rising very slowly

Myuna – Bowen River

5.89 m

Falling

Dalbeg

17.06 m

Stationary

Strathbogie – Bogie River

3.11 m

Falling

Millaroo

14.40 m

Stationary

Clare

14.13 m

Rising very slowly

Inkerman (Burdekin River Bridge at Home Hill)

10.81 m

Rising very slowly

Rita Island Bridge

2.75 m

Over decking & rising very slowly

Groper Creek

 

No reading available

The Burdekin River will almost reach its’ predicted peak of 10.9 metres at the Inkerman Bridge at Home Hill at midday today.

Residents of Rita Island and Groper Creek should be monitoring heights as water is coming into Todd’s Break, Warren’s Gully, over Plantation Creek, over the banks at Tapiolas Break and McDowell’s and Ramsden’s on the Home Hill side, as well as farms in the Jarvisfield area.  Water breaks over the top of protective work at Todd’s holding up traffic on Rita Island Road at Jarvisfield School and on Kilrie Road at Lando’s.

It is not possible to accurately predict the height which outbreak waters will reach at locations away from the river banks.  The information contained in the Council’s Flood Reports relating to these effects, including predictions of effects at Rita Island and Groper Creek, are to provide guidance only.

A further bulletin will be issued at 11am on Thursday 22nd March 2012.

River Warning Report No 6 – 7:30 PM on Wednesday, 21 March 2012

The Burdekin Shire Council Flood Reporting Centre reports on the Burdekin River and its tributaries as follows:

At 7:30 PM on Wednesday, 21 March 2012

 

Height

Tendency

Burdekin Falls Dam

4.45 m

Over spillway & rising 75mm per hour

Myuna – Bowen River

8.29 m

Stationary

Dalbeg

16.26 m

Rising 100 mm per hour

Strathbogie – Bogie River

3.51 m

Falling slowly

Millaroo

14.00 m

Rising 50 mm per hour

Clare

13.73 m

Rising 100 mm per hour

Inkerman (Burdekin River Bridge at Home Hill)

10.51 m

Rising 100 mm per hour

Rita Island Bridge

2.55 m

Over decking & rising 100 mm per hour

Groper Creek

3.99 m

Rising 50 mm per hour

The Burdekin River is expected to reach a level of at least 11.0 metres at the Inkerman Bridge at Home Hill midday Thursday. It should be noted that a problem at the Inkerman Bridge gauging Station has now been rectified.

Residents of Rita Island and Groper Creek should be monitoring heights as water is coming into Todd’s Break, Warren’s Gully, over Plantation Creek, over the banks at Tapiolas Break and McDowell’s and Ramsden’s on the Home Hill side, as well as farms in the Jarvisfield area.  Water breaks over the top of protective work at Todd’s holding up traffic on Rita Island Road at Jarvisfield School and on Kilrie Road at Lando’s.

It is not possible to accurately predict the height which outbreak waters will reach at locations away from the river banks.  The information contained in the Council’s Flood Reports relating to these effects, including predictions of effects at Rita Island and Groper Creek, are to provide guidance only.

A further bulletin will be issued at 8am on Thursday 22nd March 2012.

River Warning Report No 5 – 3:30 PM on Wednesday, 21 March 2012

The Burdekin Shire Council Flood Reporting Centre reports on the Burdekin River and its tributaries as follows:

At 3:30 PM on Wednesday, 21 March 2012

 

Height

Tendency

Burdekin Falls Dam

4.20 m

Over spillway & rising 50mm per hour

Myuna – Bowen River

8.29 m

Stationary

Dalbeg

15.96 m

Rising 100 mm per hour

Strathbogie – Bogie River

4.26 m

Falling slowly

Millaroo

13.80 m

Rising 100 mm per hour

Clare

13.53 m

Rising 100 mm per hour

Inkerman (Burdekin River Bridge at Home Hill)

10.16 m

Rising 100 mm per hour

Rita Island Bridge

2.40 m

Over decking & rising 100 mm per hour

Groper Creek

3.89 m

Rising 100 mm per hour

The Burdekin River is expected to reach a level of at least 11.0 metres at the Inkerman Bridge at Home Hill early Thursday morning. It should be noted that a problem at the Inkerman Bridge gauging Station has now been rectified.

Residents of Rita Island and Groper Creek should be monitoring heights as water is coming into Todd’s Break, Warren’s Gully, over Plantation Creek, over the banks at Tapiolas Break and McDowell’s and Ramsden’s on the Home Hill side, as well as farms in the Jarvisfield area.  Water breaks over the top of protective work at Todd’s holding up traffic on Rita Island Road at Jarvisfield School and on Kilrie Road at Lando’s.

It is not possible to accurately predict the height which outbreak waters will reach at locations away from the river banks.  The information contained in the Council’s Flood Reports relating to these effects, including predictions of effects at Rita Island and Groper Creek, are to provide guidance only.

A further bulletin will be issued at 8pm on Wednesday 21st March 2012.

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