Seqwater explains: How gated dSeqwater explains: How gated dams work
Our dams provide a safe, secure and cost-effective water supply, as well as help to mitigate floods. When rain fills a dam, the excess water is passed through the spillway into the creek or river it is built on.
Seqwater explains: How un-gateSeqwater explains: How un-gated dams work
In South East Queensland, we source our drinking water predominantly from dams, which collect and store run-off rainwater from our catchments. Most of these dams are un-gated.
Water Crisis is Cape Town: CouWater Crisis is Cape Town: Could it happen in South East Queensland?
A chronic drought is causing the water shortage in the South African city of Cape Town.
Check out the video above to listen to Seqwater Senior Planning Engineer Jim Fear as he explains the situation in Cape Town and answers the question on the minds of many South East Queenslanders: could our region suffer the same fate as Cape Town?
Think and Drink - Water FutureThink and Drink - Water Futures
We take water for granted. It's always available. Convenient. And a quality fit for drinking. But what if it wasn't?
Water wise tips: Save water inWater wise tips: Save water in the garden
More than half of the water we use at home is on the garden. The great news is we can use water wisely and still enjoy our gardens.
Water wise tips: How to check Water wise tips: How to check for leaks
Checking for leaks is a great way to save water - and reduce the chance of any surprises on your water bill!