ROSS RIVER PIPE REMOVAL TO START NEXT WEEK

A 20-metre length of steel pipe weighing around 25 tonnes that washed on to the banks of the Ross River adjacent to Apex Park during 2019’s unprecedented monsoon is set to be removed.   Townsville City Council has engaged local commercial diving and construction company…

Ross River Spillway Gates

Attributable to Townsville Local Disaster Management Group Chair Mayor Jenny Hill: “The first opening of the spillway gates occurred automatically when the dam level was 38.65m – as per the dam’s Emergency Action Plan (EAP) – which occurred about 1.30pm on 30…