fairbairn dam

Farm owners take in 12 campers into their home out of rain

premium_icon Farm owners take in 12 campers into their home out of rain

Dam has cracked 20 per cent as rain falls out west

Township sees more than 100mm, dam rises from record low

premium_icon Township sees more than 100mm, dam rises from record low

Lowest recorded capacity since the dam was constructed 47 years ago

Rain drenched Western Queensland jumping for joy

premium_icon Rain drenched Western Queensland jumping for joy

More than 250mm has fallen since Monday

Big rain fall totals expected for part of Central Queensland

premium_icon Big rain fall totals expected for part of Central Queensland

It is hoped the rain will replenish low CQ water stocks

Region's cotton harvest down by 40 per cent due to the dry

premium_icon Region's cotton harvest down by 40 per cent due to the dry

'We're down a lot less than some areas, some areas had zero'

Fairbairn down to 10%, but take a look under the surface

premium_icon Fairbairn down to 10%, but take a look under the surface

'I can look outside my window and I can't even see the other side'

CQ DROUGHT: Fairbairn dam scarily close to record low

premium_icon CQ DROUGHT: Fairbairn dam scarily close to record low

The minimum operating level is 0.95 per cent

Dam well on its way to lowest-ever level

Dam well on its way to lowest-ever level

Dam level predicted to continuing falling.

Towns on water restrictions as dam level drops to record low

Towns on water restrictions as dam level drops to record low

The CQ dam is predicted to reach the lowest record level mid 2019

QLD DROUGHT: CQ dam just 2% off record low levels

premium_icon QLD DROUGHT: CQ dam just 2% off record low levels

Sunwater confident there will be rain during the wet season

Emerald cotton and grain growers are pleading for more rain

premium_icon Emerald cotton and grain growers are pleading for more rain

Winter and summer rainfall has been below average throughout CQ.

Dam sinking lower and lower, may reach record level

premium_icon Dam sinking lower and lower, may reach record level

The water is used for town water supply in the region

Central Highlands hoping spring rain will increase dam level

premium_icon Central Highlands hoping spring rain will increase dam level

Mayor says they are looking into ways they can help

Cotton, citrus production slashed as drought hits CQ

premium_icon Cotton, citrus production slashed as drought hits CQ

Low water allocations impact planting schedules

CQ cotton growers face dismal water allocations

premium_icon CQ cotton growers face dismal water allocations

Fairbairn Dam is at its lowest level in a decade

Central Highlands irrigators in limbo with water allocations

premium_icon Central Highlands irrigators in limbo with water allocations

SunWater are predicting high priority customers to be renewed to 100

Emerald dam drops to low capacity, farmers fear for crop

premium_icon Emerald dam drops to low capacity, farmers fear for crop

Irrigators are preparing for a reduced allocation this season

Graziers forced to de-stock amidst CQ drought

premium_icon Graziers forced to de-stock amidst CQ drought

Inland properties have been hit hard by lack of rainfall

FORECAST: From heavy rainfall, to heatwave and back again

FORECAST: From heavy rainfall, to heatwave and back again

Heavy rainfall which saw flood waters rise predicted to return

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