Well it seems that the rain that was forecast for Hervey Bay yesterday failed to eventuate and Level 2 water restrictions remain in force. Further south Level 3 water restrictions are looming for Brisbane and other south east centres. Your faithful scribe wonders if the lack of rain in Hervey Bay is the cause of … Read moreNot Much Rain About
Wide Bay Water is poised to introduce a new water treatment plant later this month At a cost of $8.5 million dollars the new plant will be able to treat 20 megalitres of water a day regardless of where it comes from. The new plant has the technology to treat water from the dam or … Read moreNew Water Treatment Plant for Hervey Bay
Hervey Bay is currently locked into Level 2 water restrictions as is most of south east Queensland and further restrictions could be in force by the end of March. Despite being in the traditional rainy season the catchement areas have received little rain in the last month or so and water levels continue to fall. … Read moreFurther Water Restrictions Loom
Residents of Hervey Bay are reminded that water restrictions still apply in the whole of the area governed by the Hervey Bay City Council. Sprinklers and soaker hoses are banned between 5.30am and 8pm daily and hosing of driveways and paving is banned at all times.
The current round of water restrictions that we are living under could only be the start of something that could become much worse – even here in Hervey Bay. As our population continues to grow and spending on low-vote items, such as dams, fails to keep up with that development the water shortage could become … Read moreWasting Water
Residents of Hervey Bay are reminded that Level 2 water restrictions are still in force despite the good rains that we’ve had recently. Our source of water is the Lenthalls Dam and that is over 30 kilometres west of Hervey Bay. Even though it may be raining here in the city it may not be … Read moreWater Restrictions are Still in Force