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MEDIA RELEASE Mount Isa Water Board appoints Janice Wilson as Director The Mount Isa Water Board (MIWB) has appointed Janice Wilson as a Director, adding significant capability to the Board based on her extensive water industry and engineering experience. Ms Wilson’s background in hydrological engineering and wastewater treatment,...

The Mount Isa Water Board has commissioned a second smaller and highly maneuverable aquatic weed harvester for our operations at Lake Moondarra. The smaller weed harvester will operate alongside our existing larger vessel. With both aquatic weed harvesters in operation from Thursday 16 December 2021, our...

MIWB plans to conduct a controlled burning for Friday 12 February on the R48 Reserve for weed management purposes. The 'West Bank' location of the burn is between Lake Moondarra and George Fisher Mine, the map below indicates the general location of this activity. The burning will...

Mount Isa Water Board thanks the community for their cooperation in heeding the message to spend the Easter long weekend at home. Last week MIWB advised the community of the partial closures in place on the R48 Reserve in line with the Queensland Government response to...

Mount Isa Water Board reminds the community that, in response to the Direction of the Chief Health Officer, there are partial closures in place at Lake Moondarra including closure of the boat ramps as has occurred at all other Queensland Government controlled dams. Marine Safety...

Mount Isa Water Board advises the community that, in response to National Cabinet decisions, there are partial closures in place at Lake Moondarra ‘Outback Park’, however Transport Bay picnic area and the dam lookout remain open to the public for day-use activities. MIWB last week advised...

Mount Isa Water Board confirms the successful completion of repairs allowing the recommissioning of five of six filter plant units meaning the needed treatment capacity has been restored. “Treatment capacity has been returned to a maximum of 25 million litres per day out of our...

Mount Isa Water Board thanks the community for their co-operation with the precautionary water conservation measures over the forthcoming weekend. “Overnight, an incident has damaged electrical infrastructure necessary for the filtration process” MIWB Chief Executive Stephen Farrelly said “there is sufficient water available for all essential...