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Townsville water security falls on Hells Gates Dam

Townsville water security and Hells Gates Dam

Townsville Water Security Townsville water security aspirations have moved a little closer with the $2.2 million federally funded Hells Gates Dam feasibility study confirming the project’s viability, but the short term cost to Townsville’s economy could have negative impacts on the port city. The irrigated agriculture and power project is worth $5.35

Agricultural and water security boost for North Queensland; Hells Gate Dam $2.2 million Feasibility Study

Agricultural development proposed for Hells Gate Dam upstream from Burdekin River Weir in North Queensland

Agricultural infrastructure and urban water independence infrastructure for Townsville’s growing population is being planned on the upper Burdekin River 150 kilometres north-west of Townsville at Hells Gate. Community information sessions are being held next week as part of the feasibility study for the Hell Gate Dam in the Charters Towers local

Kirwan residents water saving concerns brushed by Council

Kirwan site where Townsville Water was caught hosing water in to the street

Kirwan residents have been told to "leave it alone" by Townsville City Council attempting to turn off a fire hydrant releasing thousands of litres of fresh drinking water in the streets on Sunday morning.   When Council workers were asked by our TREN reporter what is happening as thousands of litres of fresh water was being