Level: Medium Date Sampled: 18 July 2017
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 +
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.View All FAQs +
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.View All FAQs +
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.View All FAQs +
No. A this stage camping on the Reserve continues to be prohibited unless MIWB has expressly granted permission (as we do during the Moondarra Fishing Classic).
Notwithstanding this, MIWB understands that the R48 Reserve is important to the local community and that there may be community support for reviewing how permits are issued and the conditions under which camping could be made more generally permissible. It is also an opportunity for MIWB to understand if it needs to put in place more appropriate administrative mechanisms related to camping permit provision and management.View All FAQs +
In February 2015, Mount Isa’s average daily consumption was approximately 600 litres per person per day.
Based on this figure, Mount Isa’s average daily consumption per person is more than 200% higher than Brisbane (<200 litres per person per day).
Compared with other similar-sized outback mining centres, Mount Isa’s average daily water consumption per person is 50% higher than Kalgoorlie-Boulder (400 litres per person per day) and 62% higher than Broken Hill (370 litres per person per day).View All FAQs +