Flood Update 22 May - 9am
River levels have eased along the Mary River from recent flooding over the last week.
Further rainfall is forecast in the catchment area over the weekend, which may lead to further river level rises. The situation will be monitored closely and further warnings will be issued as required.
Stay tuned to the Bureau of Meteorology warnings and river heights for our two catchments here:
- LAMINGTON BRIDGE is open (Bridge will close from approx 4.5m - Please see latest river heights for Mary River at Portside)
- GRANVILLE BRIDGE is open (Bridge will close from approx 5.7m - Please see latest river heights for Mary River at Portside)
- TIARO BRIDGE is open (Bridge will close from approx 6m - Please see latest river heights for Mary River at Tiaro)
We urge everyone to take care on the roads and drive to the conditions. Remember if it's flooded, forget it.
For life threatening emergencies call 000.
For emergency help in storms and floods, including sandbag requests, call SES 132 500.
To report potholes or water over road please call Council on 1300 79 49 29.
Please follow Fraser Coast Regional Council on Facebook for updates during a flooding event.
All areas of Lenthalls Dam are now closed to the public until further notice, including the boat ramp, recreation area and campground.
The dam is currently above 100 per cent and spilling with the dam gates operating automatically.
Please note there is a well-signed exclusion zone below the spillway and fines apply for unauthorised access to this area.