Lake Moondarra Capacity

Monday 23 April 2018 – 69.1%

 

Lake Julius Capacity

Monday 23 April 2018 – 99.9%

 

 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

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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Does Lake Julius water cost the same as Lake Moondarra water?

No. Lake Julius is much further away from Mount Isa so it costs approximately twice as much to supply water from Lake Julius compared to Lake Moondarra.

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Who are the Mount Isa Water Board’s customers?

The Mount Isa Water Board’s major customers are Mount Isa City Council, Mount Isa Mines, and Incitec Pivot Ltd. SunWater subsidiary, North West Queensland Water Pipeline Pty Ltd purchases electricity from Mount Isa Water Board, making them our four largest customer.

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Why does the water smell different?

All of Mount Isa’s bulk water is supplied from lakes and goes through a filtration and treatment process. This process does not remove the slight smell and taste of lake water, but the water is still safe to drink.

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If I have a problem with my water supply who do I call?

All Mount Isa residential customers should contact Mount Isa City Council if they have water supply problems. Mount Isa City Council will contact Mount Isa Water Board if there is a bulk water supply problem.

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