Welcome to the Gladstone Area Water Board's (GAWB)
On this site you will find information
about GAWB, its commercial operations, its forward
planning for securing reliable water sources for the
region, information about water in the region and
recreational facilities at Awoonga Dam.
You can easily access dam levels, the
Gladstone-Fitzroy Pipeline project and Drought
Management Plan pages using the links below.
Recreation Area Open
The Awoonga Recreation Area and Lake
will be open to the public from 8am on Saturday 16th
Boynedale Bush Camp Open
The Boynedale bush camp is currently
the public as well as the
access gates to both Cluden and Glengarry.
February 2013 Flood Event
As a result of the exceptional flood
event experienced, a
Community Notice was published in the Gladstone
Observer giving residents an overview of the statistical
facts relating to Awoonga Dam as a water storage and the
vital function of the Saddle Dam during such a flood
This rainfall event is estimated to have
a probability of close to 1 in 2,000 of occurring in any
one year. GAWB managed the spill event in
accordance with its Emergency Action Plan.
Executive Summary of GAWB's
Emergency Event Report to the Regulator
levels via BOM site
rainfall and capacity via GAWB
dam level site