Category Archives: Seqwater

Time to get ready as storm and fire seasons approach


On your marks, get ready … Redlands Coast residents are being encouraged to be on the front foot ahead of this year’s looming storm and bushfire season. Redland City Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) Chair Councillor Karen Williams said this month’s Get Ready Queensland Week – from 10-17 October – aimed to raise  Continue reading…

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Council to lobby State Government to introduce water leaks rebate


Redland City Council today voted unanimously to lobby the Queensland Government to introduce a policy to reimburse residents for concealed water leaks. Mayor Karen Williams said the Government had a moral obligation to implement a policy to complement a Council reimbursement policy already in place. “Council is seeking a collaboration with the State Government by  Continue reading…

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Water supply to shut down on Macleay and Lamb islands to complete new pipeline installation


The Queensland Government’s bulk water supply authority Seqwater has advised it will need to shut down the water supply to Macleay and Lamb islands overnight on Saturday 14 August 2021 to complete the installation of a new pipeline between Macleay and Lamb islands. The water supply to these islands will be shut down from 7.30pm  Continue reading…

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Seqwater media release: Water supply shut down required for pipeline replacement


Seqwater will need to shut down the water supply to Karragarra, Lamb, and Macleay Islands overnight on Saturday 20 March 2021, to complete the replacement of an 80-metre section of pipeline on Karragarra Island. Seqwater Chief Executive Officer Neil Brennan said the replacement project will improve reliability of supply for the Southern Moreton Bay Islands, after  Continue reading…

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Russell Island night water works Friday 1 May to Saturday 2 May 2020 (overnight)


Seqwater is undertaking water supply maintenance on High Street, Russell Island on Friday night, 2 May (weather permitting). During works some island residents may experience temporary loss of supply/low pressure. Tap water may be discoloured for a short time after the work. Enquiries can be directed to Seqwater 1300 737 928. For more information about discoloured water  Continue reading…

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Make water saving your New Year’s resolution


While there are currently no water restrictions for Redlands Coast, the hot and dry conditions continue and residents are encouraged to remain water wise and make water savings a New Year’s resolution. The latest water supply assessment by Seqwater shows that the SEQ Water Grid dams continued to drop during December, losing almost 2.5% over  Continue reading…

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Update – Water restored to Benfer Road, Victoria Point


Update: 12pm Thursday 28 November 2019 Water has been restored to the Benfer Road area, Victoria Point following emergency repairs to a burst water main this morning. Council crews are flushing the repaired main. You may see open hydrants with flowing water – this is necessary to flush pipelines. Please do not approach the hydrants  Continue reading…

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Planned temporary water shutdowns for Redlands Coast areas in May and June


Residents in parts of Mount Cotton and on three Southern Moreton Bay Islands will experience temporary overnight water supply interruptions over May and June as essential maintenance work is carried out to improve water security. From 28-30 May 2019, Seqwater crews will temporarily stop water supply to some properties so inspections can be carried out  Continue reading…

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