Lake Moondarra Capacity

Friday 25 May 2018 – 63.1%

 

Lake Julius Capacity

Friday 25 May 2018- 94.3%

 

 Blue Gree Algae Level

Blue Green Algae Level - Low

Level: Medium Date Sampled: 09 May 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

How much will the new water treatment infrastructure cost and who will pay for it?

The Mount Isa Water Board is investing $9.2 million into new, permanent micro-filtration water treatment infrastructure. This investment will be paid for by the Mount Isa Water Board from existing cash reserves, and the infrastructure will form part of the Board’s capital asset base.

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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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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 is the process for adopting the by-laws?

The key steps in the by-law adoption process are:
1. By-laws are proposed and drafted, in this case MIWB propose to adopt the standard Model By-laws from the Land Regulation 2009
2. Public consultation process commences (consultation relates to the proposed adoption of the by-laws)
3. Public is provided with access to proposed by-laws
4. All public submissions made during consultation process are considered by MIWB as trustee for the Reserve
5. MIWB, as trustee, makes a decision by resolution, to proceed or not
6. By-laws are formally adopted (includes submission of proposed by-laws and record of the resolution to proceed, to Minister and formal gazetting process)
7. Public is notified that the by-laws have been adopted.

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How much water do we use?

Each year the Mount Isa Water Board supplies approximately 20 gigalitres of water to its major customers. This is 20,000 million litres and equivalent to 8,000 Olympic swimming pools.

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