The latest Emergency Action Plan (EAP) for Ross River Dam can be found on the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy website.
The Ross River Dam has a catchment area of 750km² and a current capacity of 233,187ML. Paluma Dam has a catchment area of 9.8km² and a current storage capacity of 11,400ML.
- Ross River Dam Factsheet (PDF, 1.1 MB)
Townsville currently has water conservation measures in place. We are not currently pumping from the Burdekin Dam.
|Please note: The reading from the Dam Levels application below rounds to the nearest whole number.|
Weir Storage Volumes
|Black's Weir||3,780ML||9 metres max.|
|Aplin's Weir||1,800ML||8 metres max.|