Category Archives: Water

Redlands Coast maintains its healthy water quality rating


Redlands Coast waterways have maintained environmental conditions according to the 2020 Healthy Land and Water Report Card. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said steady catchment conditions of C+ and a Waterway Benefit Rating of 3.5 stars (out of 5) showed the good work being done across the city continued to yield results. “We know our  Continue reading…

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Seqwater media release: Investigations on reported Karragarra Island water main burst underway


Seqwater crews are investigating a report of a burst water pipe on Karragarra Island. The burst was reported to Seqwater at 8.45am 1 September 2020. Seqwater and Redland City Council crews are being deployed to Karragarra Island to investigate the cause and extent of the problem. The first step will be to drain the water  Continue reading…

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Russell Island night water works Friday 1 May to Saturday 2 May 2020 (overnight)


Seqwater is undertaking water supply maintenance on High Street, Russell Island on Friday night, 2 May (weather permitting). During works some island residents may experience temporary loss of supply/low pressure. Tap water may be discoloured for a short time after the work. Enquiries can be directed to Seqwater 1300 737 928. For more information about discoloured water  Continue reading…

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Summer time water usage reflected in April 2020 rates notice


Redland City Council is aware that some residents have received higher than usual water consumption charges in their April 2020 rate notice, resulting in an increased rates bill for this quarter. Council advises the increase is not due to a change in water pricing. In the majority of cases, the increase is due to the  Continue reading…

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Make water saving your New Year’s resolution


While there are currently no water restrictions for Redlands Coast, the hot and dry conditions continue and residents are encouraged to remain water wise and make water savings a New Year’s resolution. The latest water supply assessment by Seqwater shows that the SEQ Water Grid dams continued to drop during December, losing almost 2.5% over  Continue reading…

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$8.1mill School of Arts Road, Redland Bay roadwork completed as more work planned


An $8.1 million section of roadwork on School of Arts Road and Collins Street Redland Bay has been completed ahead of schedule and under budget, paving the way for Council to start upgrading nearby water infrastructure in the New Year. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said it may be hard to appreciate the significance of  Continue reading…

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Update – Water restored to Benfer Road, Victoria Point


Update: 12pm Thursday 28 November 2019 Water has been restored to the Benfer Road area, Victoria Point following emergency repairs to a burst water main this morning. Council crews are flushing the repaired main. You may see open hydrants with flowing water – this is necessary to flush pipelines. Please do not approach the hydrants  Continue reading…

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A Smart New Future for Redlands Coast


Redlands Coast businesses and residents have a chance to shape the future of the city with the launch of Redland City Council’s public engagement on the Redlands Coast Smart and Connected City Strategy. Mayor Karen Williams said with technology and data rapidly changing the way governments delivered vital services, Council was developing a Smart and  Continue reading…

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