URGENT INTERRUPTION TO WATER SUPPLY – EIGHTH AVENUE HOME HILL

Due to urgent water main repairs, sections of Eighth Avenue Home Hill from First Street to Third Street on the even side will lose water supply between the hours of 1pm and 3pm today Tuesday 4th April 2017.

Council apologises for any inconvenience caused by these urgent repairs.  Please contact Council Customer Service on (07) 47839800 if required.

Giru water supply fully operational – Water Conservation Advisory lifted

2.30pm Thursday 30th March, 2017.

Power has been restored to the Giru area allowing water treatment and pumping operations to return to normal.

Reservoir levels have been restored to full capacity. As such the notice to conserve water has been lifted.

Council appreciates the cooperation of residents in the Giru area in conserving water during and in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

Your efforts contributed to Council being able to provide safe potable water for essential purposes without interruption.

Council appreciates all efforts to conserve water at all times.

Mount Kelly water supply fully operational – Water Conservation Advisory lifted

2.30pm Thursday 30th March, 2017.

Power has been restored to the residential area of Mount Kelly allowing pumping operations to return to normal and reservoir levels have been restored to full capacity. As such the notice to conserve water has been lifted.

Council appreciates the cooperation of residents in the Mount Kelly area in conserving water during and in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

Your efforts contributed to Council being able to provide safe potable water for essential purposes without interruption.

Council appreciates all efforts to conserve water at all times.

All Giru residents to continue to conserve water for essential purposes

Ergon Energy has advised that issues with transmission lines between Alligator Creek and Ayr continue to interrupt normal power supply to the Giru township and the Cungulla water treatment plant.

Electrical storms currently occurring in the region are hampering repair efforts.

The Giru Water Tower is currently at 58% capacity.

Water held in low level storages at the Giru Water Tower and Water Treatment Plant will be able to be delivered to the water tower once full power supply has been restored.

Residents need to be mindful to continue to conserve water.

This advisory will be reviewed tomorrow morning Thursday 30th March, 2017 following an assessment of the operational status of the Giru water supply.

Council appreciates your assistance in conserving water to this point and reminds all residents to use potable water for essential purposes only until further advice can be issued by Burdekin Shire Council.

Please remember

It is vital that residents in Giru conserve water.

All Mount Kelly residents to continue to conserve water for essential purposes

Whilst power has been restored to the residential area of Mount Kelly the conserve water advisory remains in place at this point in time. The Mount Kelly Water Reservoir is currently filling and has returned to 84% capacity however thunderstorms currently occurring in the region may impact on power supply once more.

Residents need to be mindful to continue to conserve water. This advisory will be reviewed tomorrow morning Thursday 30th March, 2017 following an assessment of the operational status of Mount Kelly water supply.

Council appreciates your assistance in conserving water to this point and reminds all residents to use potable water for essential purposes only until further advice can be issued by Burdekin Shire Council.

Please remember

It is vital that residents of Mount Kelly conserve water.

All Mount Kelly residents MUST conserve water

Mount Kelly without power

The residential area of Mount Kelly remains without power. The Mount Kelly Water Reservoir is currently at 37% capacity. Residents need to be mindful to continue to conserve water.

Water held at the low level storage in the Mount Kelly break tank will be able to be delivered to the reservoir once full power supply has been restored.

Ergon Energy has given priority to the Mount Kelly area and are currently working to restore full supply.

Please use potable water for essential purposes only until further advice can be issued by Burdekin Shire Council.

Please remember

It is vital that residents of Mount Kelly conserve water.

All Giru residents MUST continue to conserve water

Giru Township Water Treatment Plant is without power

Ergon Energy has advised that issues with transmission lines between Alligator Creek and Ayr continue to interrupt normal power supply to the Giru township and water treatment plant.

The Giru Water Tower is currently at 73% capacity however residents need to be mindful to continue to conserve water.

Water held in low level storages at the Giru Water Tower and Water Treatment Plant will be able to be delivered to the water tower once full supply has been restored.

Please use potable water for essential purposes only until further advice can be issued by Burdekin Shire Council.

Please remember

It is vital that residents in Giru conserve water.

Planned airscouring of water main in Cameron Street between Edward and Young Streets Ayr Sunday 26 March 2017

Council has planned airscouring works on the water main in Cameron Street between Edward and Young Streets Ayr on Sunday 26 March 2017.

The air scouring process requires the isolation of sections of water main and household water services. Each section will be isolated for a maximum of six (6) hours between 9:00am and 3:00pm during which water supply will be disrupted.

If you have any queries or experience discoloured water as a result of these works, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on 4783 9800 between the hours of 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. Monday to Friday, or for outside of normal work hours, Council’s after hours service on 4783 9800 and follow the prompts.

Council apologises for any inconvenience caused by these necessary works.

Airscouring Works on Water Mains – Young St between Wilmington and Graham Sts – 14 March 2017

Council has planned airscouring works on water mains as follows:

Location: Both sides of Young Street, Ayr between Wilmington and Graham Streets

Date: Tuesday 14th March 2017

The air scouring process requires the isolation of sections of water main and household water services. Each section will be isolated for a maximum of six (6) hours between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm during which water supply will be disrupted.

Residents in this area are advised to store their day’s supply of drinking water prior to 9:00am on that day.

If you require further information or experience discoloured water as a result of these works, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on 4783 9800 between the hours of 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m.

Outside of these hours, please contact Council’s After Hours Service on 4783 9800 and follow the prompts.

Council apologises for any inconvenience caused by these necessary works.

Airscour Works on Water Mains – Munro & Wilmington Street Areas

Weather permitting, Council will undertake scouring of water mains as follows:

  • Wednesday 8th March, 2017 – Wilmington Street, Ayr between Edward and Young Streets
  • Thursday 9th March, 2017 – Munro Street, Ayr between Edward and Young Streets

This air scouring process requires the isolation of sections of water main and household water services.  Each section will be isolated for a maximum of six (6) hours between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm during which water supply will be disrupted.  Residents in these areas are advised to store your days drinking water prior to 9:00am.

Residents in this area 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.

Should you have any queries in relation to this matter please do not hesitate to contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on 4783 9800 between the hours of 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m.

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