Request to Conserve Water – Ayr and Brandon – Wednesday 2 August 2017

Council has planned maintenance works for the Nelsons Lagoon Borefield on Wednesday 2 August 2017 between the hours of 7am and 4pm.

Residents of Ayr and Brandon are requested to conserve water on that day to ensure supply demands can be met by South Ayr Bores.

Enquiries can be directed to Council’s Customer Service Centre on 07 4783 9800 during the hours of 8am to 5pm.

Interruption to Water Supply – Twelfth Avenue, Home Hill between Tenth and Twelfth Streets – Thursday 13 July 2017

Weather permitting, Council will be replacing a fire hydrant in front of 83 Twelfth Avenue, Home Hill on Thursday 13 July 2017.

On that day, these works will require an interruption to the water supply in Twelfth Avenue, Home Hill between Tenth and Twelfth Streets during the hours of 10:00am and 1:00pm.

You are advised to store ample drinking water to cover one day’s supply.

Residents in the area of these works may experience water discolouration for up to two days after works are completed. You may wish to postpone washing of clothes etc., during that time.

Interruption to the water supply will be kept to a minimum and Council apologizes for any inconvenience caused.

If you have any queries in relation to this matter, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on 4783 9800 between the hours of 8.00am and 5.00pm.

Hell Hole Landing Boat Ramp – Temporary Closure

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) advises that the Hell Hole Landing boat ramp at Rita Island will be temporarily closed while reconstruction works are carried out.

The boat ramp construction project commenced early May 2017 and will take approximately 3 months to complete, weather permitting.

Further information about the temporary closure can be found in the attached flyer.

For more information about the Hell Hole Landing boat ramp project can be obtained by contacting Department of Transport and Main Roads Customer and Stakeholder Management team on 1800 625 648 or via email at

Donadon Road – Road Reconstruction and Drainage Maintenance

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that road reconstruction and drainage works will commence on Donadon Road from the Burstall Road intersection to Airdmillan Road Intersection for the extent of 2.3km on Monday 15th May, 2017 continuing until approximately Friday 11th August, 2017, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed under a full road closure with a temporary detour installed via Parker Road.

Motorists are asked to obey all directional signs and any instructions from traffic controllers or on site personnel for their own safety and the safety of Council’s workforce.

Burdekin Shire Council thanks residents and road users in anticipation of their patience during the construction period.

For further information please visit Council’s website www.burdekin.qld.gov.au or contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

Bruce Highway, Queen Street – Asphalt Works

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that asphalt works will commence in Queen Street (Bruce Highway), Ayr from Little Drysdale Street (McDonald’s roundabout) intersection to Kennedy/Bower Street (Don West roundabout) intersection, southbound lane only, on Friday 30th June, 2017, weather permitting. 

These works will be constructed under a full closure of the southbound lane and centre median turning lane, for the duration of the works. The northbound lane will remain open to all traffic. A temporary detour of the southbound traffic will operate from the Little Drysdale St roundabout, to MacMillan Street roundabout and south to Kennedy Street, where it intersects with the Bruce Highway at the Bower Street roundabout. Traffic controllers will be on site to manage pedestrian access to all businesses along the affected section of road. Footpath access is not be affected during the works. 

Motorists are asked to obey all directional signs and any instructions from traffic controllers or on site personnel for their own safety, the safety of Council’s and Contractor workforce. 

Burdekin Shire Council thanks residents and road users in anticipation of their patience during the construction period. 

For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

 

 

Water Supply Mains Cleaning – South Ayr, Brandon & Rossiters Hill Areas – between 4 and 11 July 2017

Burdekin Shire Council will be undertaking planned water main cleaning works on mains in the South Ayr, Brandon and Rossiters Hill areas as part of an ongoing strategy to reduce incidents of dirty water in these areas as follows:

  • Tuesday 4 July 2017 – 9.00am. Scouring of the major 500mm trunk water main from the South Ayr Water Reservoir to Black Bridge. These works require the South Ayr Water Treatment Plant to be taken offline for a period of approximately four hours on that day with residents of Ayr relying on bores at Nelsons Lagoon to maintain water supply services.
  • Wednesday 5 July 2017 – 9.00am. Scouring of the 375mm trunk water main in Railway Street from Burke Street to MacMillan Street, Ayr. These works will result in a drop in water pressure between the hours of 9:00am and 2:00pm. Customers that will lose supply will be notified individually via letter drop.
  • Thursday 6 July 2017 – 9.00am. Scouring of the 300mm trunk water main servicing Brandon. These works will result in a loss of normal water supply for up to four hours to residents in Klondyke Road, Robins Road, Tamarind Close, Albert Street and Robert Street areas.
  • Tuesday 11 July 2017 – 9.00am. Scouring of the 250mm trunk water main servicing Rossiter’s Hill area.

These works will result in a loss of normal water pressure for up to four hours to residents in Rossiter’s Hill and Old Clare Road areas.

The assistance of residents is requested in limiting water usage to essential purposes only to avoid loss of supply to the wider area during these works.

Residents of Ayr, Brandon and Rossiters Hill areas may experience water discolouration during these planned works. It is advisable to delay washing of clothes etc., for up to two days after work is completed, if possible.

Council regrets any inconvenience that may be caused to residents as a result of these necessary maintenance works.

For further information or queries, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800 between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday to Friday.  Afterhours please ring (07) 4783 9800 and follow the prompts.

Home Hill Pool – closed

 

Home Hill Pool has been closed due to a lack of chlorine.

A delivery of chlorine was due today, Tuesday, however it has not been received.

Council thanks you for your patience while we work with the supplier to facilitate a speedy delivery.

Request to Conserve Water – Ayr and Brandon – Monday 19th to Friday 23rd June 2017

Burdekin Shire Council will be carrying out planned water supply upgrade works to install a new electrical switchboard at the South Ayr Water Treatment Plant in Burke Street, Ayr. These works require the treated water storage reservoir to be taken offline for the week commencing Monday the 19th June 2017 limiting the production of treated potable water supply to businesses and residents.

As such, residents of Ayr, Brandon, Sutcliffe Estate and Alva are requested to limit water usage to essential purposes only to ease demand and assist to maintain uninterrupted water supply to the townships during this period. Customers are urged to refrain from watering gardens and lawns between Monday 19th June and Friday 23rd June, 2017.

Burdekin Shire Council thanks residents and customers in anticipation of their co-operation and understanding whilst these works are completed.

For further information or queries, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Interruption to Water Supply Shirbourne & Other Rural Areas Giru – Tuesday 20th June 2017

Weather permitting, Council will be undertaking maintenance works on the water supply mains in the vicinity of Barbat Street and Shirbourne Road, Giru.

 These works will involve the loss of water supply in the following areas of Giru on Tuesday 20th June 2017 between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:00 pm:

  • Shirbourne Road
  • Bahr Road
  • Garrone Road
  • Woodstock Giru Road
  • Link Road
  • Bruce Highway
  • Piralko Road

 Interruption to the water supply will be kept to a minimum and Council apologizes for any inconvenience caused.

 If you have any queries in relation to this matter, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on 4783 9800 Monday to Friday between the hours of 8.00a.m. and 5.00p.m.

 

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