Lake Moondarra Capacity

Monday 14 August 2017 – 50.4%

 

Lake Julius Capacity

Monday 14 August 2017 – 87.9%

 Blue Gree Algae Level

Blue Green Algae Level - Low

Level: Medium Date Sampled: 18 July 2017

 Open Data

The Mount Isa Water Board is committed to the Queensland Government’s Open Data initiative. The Board has developed an Open Data Strategy detailing our data assessment processes and identifying data planned for release and the release schedule. The strategy reinforces our commitment to making a range of information available to the community. Learn More +

 FAQS

How is the Mount Isa Water Board managed?

The Mount Isa Water Board is governed by a Board of Directors that monitor the business and operational performance. The business is managed by a Chief Executive and staff.

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What impact does blue-green algae have on the Reserve?

Some species of blue-green algae produce a toxin that can cause a reaction in susceptible people if it is swallowed or gets on the skin. Reactions include a rash, hayfever-like symptoms or stomach aches.

The Mount Isa Water Board operates two blue-green algae information and indicator signs in the R48 Reserve to advise the public of the current blue-green algae risk.

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What are by-laws?

In Queensland, reserves are generally governed by a set of model by-laws which are set out under the Land Regulation 2009. By-laws help to ensure these environments are protected and managed in an effective and sustainable manner.

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What are the roles of the Mount Isa Water Board and Mount Isa City Council in the supply of water to the city?

The Mount Isa Water Board is responsible for supplying bulk treated water to Mount Isa City Council. The Board conducts extensive water quality tests to ensure the water meets Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.

Once the Mount Isa Water Board has provided the water to Mount Isa City Council, the Council is responsible for the supply of water to Mount Isa residents through its extensive pipe network. Mount Isa City Council is also responsible for conducting further chlorination and testing of the water prior to its distribution to residents.

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Who is the Mount Isa Water Board?

The Mount Isa Water Board is a statutory entity created as a Category 1 Water Authority under the Water Act (2000) (Qld), supplying bulk water to major customers in the Mount Isa area.

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