Fire Hydrant Replacement – Queen Street, Ayr – Sunday 17 Sept

Council will be undertaking a Fire Hydrant Replacement in Queen Street, Ayr on Sunday 17th September, 2017 between the hours of 10:00am and 12:00 pm.

These works will result in an interruption to the water supply during this period to residents in the Queen Street area from Railway Street to Little Drysdale Street. Residents are advised to store one day’s supply of drinking water.

Residents in this area may experience water discolouration for a period following the planned works.  It is advisable to delay washing of clothes etc., for up to two days after work is completed.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

 

Interruption to Water Supply – Shirbourne and Other Rural Areas of Giru – Thursday 15th June 2017

Weather permitting, Council will be undertaking maintenance works on the water supply mains in Barabat Street, Giru.

 These works will involve the loss of water supply in the following areas on Thursday 15th June 2017 between the hours of 9:00 am and 1:00 pm:

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

 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.

Conserve Water Notice – Brandon Residents – Emergency Repairs 12/06/2017

Brandon Residents may experience a drop in water pressure this afternoon, Monday 12th June from 3.15 pm to allow a leak in the water main in Bowling Green Street Brandon to be located and emergency repairs to be completed.

These repairs require the 300mm supply main to be closed off relying only on the 100mm supply main.

Residents of Brandon are requested to conserve water between now and 10:00 am tomorrow morning.

Council apologises for any inconvenience caused by these emergency works.  For further information, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on 4783 9800 between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm or Council’s Afterhours service on the same number by following the prompts.

Ayr and Brandon residents requested to conserve water between 29 May and 30 June 2017.

Burdekin Shire Council is carrying out planned maintenance works during the period Monday 29th May and 30th June 2017. These works require the South Ayr Water Borefield to be taken offline to allow the installation of a new electrical switchboard.  The South Ayr Reservoir will also need to be taken offline for the week 19th to 23rd June 2017, further limiting the capacity of the water supply system.

Residents of Ayr and Brandon are requested to limit water usage to essential purposes to ease demand and maintain essential water supply to the townships during this four week period and to take particular care not to make unnecessary use of water in the week of 19th -23rd of June.

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 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Shirbourne Road, Giru – Water Main Relocation Works

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that water main relocation works will commence on Shirbourne Road and Barbat Street, Giru on Sunday 14th May, 2017 continuing until approximately Monday 19th June, 2017, weather permitting.

Motorists are asked to obey all directional signs and any instructions from onsite 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.

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