The Australian Defence Force has delivered diesel to Cungulla to power a generator for the treatment station.
The waste facility at Stuart is closed until further notice.
Waste facilities at Stuart, Hervey Range and Magnetic Island are now open and will remain open until normal closure times unless it becomes unsafe.
Due to low numbers of residents requiring support or accommodation at the Bluewater Community Centre it will not be used as an Evacuation Centre tonight.
Normal Monday rubbish collections will resume today for residents whose streets are not impacted by flooding.
Residents across the community are being urged to conserve water.
Townsville City Council is working with GIVIT to manage any donations during the severe weather event.
YWAM has been established as an evacuation centre – providing 50 beds to residents who are concerned about flooding in their homes or safety.
Residents in flood-affected suburbs are being warned that the Ross River flooding is expected to peak around 11am and last until at least midnight.
The evacuation shelter at Ignatius Park College is at capacity and is unable to accept any more people.
Residents in flood-affected suburbs are being warned that the Bureau of Meteorology has increased its rainfall prediction over the Ross River Dam catchment overnight and into tomorrow morning.
The Ross River Dam spillway gates are fully open now.
Heavy rainfall into the Ross River Dam catchment is expected to push the water level to a height which will automatically open the spillway gates to full between 8pm and 8.30pm.
Please see attached map of potentially inundated properties.
Townsville City Council and the Australian Defence Force are working together to provide bottled water to the residents of Cungulla.
Townsville City Council has closed all public access to Ross River Dam for the safety of the community.
Residents in many suburbs across Townsville are warned that they may experience flooding from rapid rises of the Ross River.
Townsville City Council has replenished stocks of free sand and sandbags at all of the various locations across the region.
Residents in low lying areas of Douglas and Annandale are warned that they may experience flash flooding from heavy rainfall over a short period causing surrounding river and creek levels to rise.
Residents in several suburbs across Townsville are warned that they may experience flash flooding from heavy rainfall over a short period causing surrounding river and creek levels to rise.
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