Lake Moondarra Capacity

Wednesday 16 January 2019 – 36.6%

 

Lake Julius Capacity

Wednesday 16 January 2019 – 74.5%

 

 Blue Green Algae Level

Blue Green Algae Level - Low

Level: Medium Date Sampled: 31 December 2018

 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

Why doesn’t the Mount Isa Water Board control blue-green algae in the lakes?

Blue-green algae activity is intermittent and influenced by weather. There are no sure, cost-effective methods that can be used to effectively and safely control the development of blue-green algae in Clear Water Lagoon, Lake Julius or Lake Moondarra. This is a challenge faced by many water authorities throughout Australia.

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How does the Mount Isa Water Board supply the water?

The Mount Isa Water Board has a network of pump stations, pipelines and power distribution systems from Lake Julius to Lake Moondarra to Mount Isa. The Mount Isa Water Board supplies the major customers’ storage tanks with bulk water when the tank levels drop below a certain point.

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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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What else does the Mount Isa Water Board do?

The Mount Isa Water Board is also the trustee for the R48 Water and Recreational Reserve, which includes the area surrounding Lake Moondarra. The Board operates and maintains the public facilities within the Reserve, mainly at Transport Bay, Blackrock and Warrina Park.

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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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