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Responsible Agency: SunWater
BQ Role: Assist with business case
Proposal Stage of Development: Business case update underway
Current Stage End Date: Q3 2016
Date of Publication: June 2016 (for the period 3 December 2015 – 3 June 2016)

PROBLEM DESCRIPTION

Fairbairn Dam is approximately 17 kilometres southwest of Emerald and 270 kilometres west of Rockhampton in Central Queensland. Routine dam inspections of Fairbairn Dam have detected that the condition of the original spillway drainage system and ground anchors have deteriorated and are no longer functioning efficiently.

PROPOSAL DESCRIPTION

SunWater is proposing to undertake improvement works to the spillway to ensure the dam can continue to function safely and in line with current best practice standards.

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