Somerset Dam Improvement Project
Building Queensland is leading the development of the Somerset Dam Improvement Project Detailed Business Case in partnership with Seqwater. The business case is investigating an upgrade of the Somerset Dam to ensure the dam continues to meet best practice standards, including protection from severe weather events.
The business case will incorporate the preliminary business case findings with the detailed geotechnical investigations into the dam’s foundations and characterisation. Large-scale physical hydraulic modelling will also be examined to assess the hydraulic performance of the upgrade options in a variety of conditions, including extreme weather events.
All Current Business Cases
Building Queensland is leading the development of the Burdekin Falls Dam Raising Project Detailed Business Case in partnership with Sunwater. The business case is investigating long-term water supply requirements and options for raising the Burdekin Falls Dam wall. Building Queensland is also working with Sunwater to develop the detailed business case for the Burdekin Falls […]
Building Queensland is leading the development of a detailed business case for the Rockhampton Ring Road Project, working in partnership with the Department of Transport and Main Roads. The business case is investigating a proposed western link of the Bruce Highway to the west of Rockhampton, with key linkages into the city at the Capricorn […]
The Toowoomba Hospital is operating at capacity in a number of areas and the hospital currently faces long emergency department waiting times and overcrowding. Forecast demand, driven by a growing and ageing population and high levels of chronic disease, is expected to place further pressure on the hospital.