Lake Moondarra Capacity

Friday 26 May 2017 – 57.8%

 

Lake Julius Capacity

Friday 26 May 2017 – 92.8%

 Blue Gree Algae Level

Blue Green Algae Level - Low

Level: Medium Date Sampled: 27 April 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

Is the water tested?

Yes. The Mount Isa Water Board undertakes regular water quality monitoring in Clear Water Lagoon, Lake Moondarra, Lake Julius, and in the water distribution system. More than 10,000 water-quality tests are conducted each year to ensure water supplied to MICC meets Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.

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What’s being done to increase the city’s supply of clean water?

The Mount Isa Water Board has implemented a long-term solution to expand filtration capacity to a reliable average of more than 22 megalitres per day from March 2015. This will increase the amount of water that can be provided to Mount Isa City Council for local use and reduce the need for restrictions, subject to rainfall.

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Is Mount Isa’s water safe to drink?

Yes. Mount Isa’s water is safe. The Mount Isa Water Board conducts more than 10,000 water-quality tests per year to ensure the water meets Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.

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What are the current water restriction levels?

Water restrictions are set by Mount Isa City Council. Level 2 water restrictions came into effect on Monday 3 May 2015. For more information, visit www.mountisa.qld.gov.au.

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How long will the adopted by-laws be in effect?

Typically, by-laws are in place for perpetuity or until such time that the government-of-the-day seeks to review or change the Model By-Laws under the Land Regulation 2009.

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