Water restrictions from 18 Sep 2018 - Water restrictions apply to all Council water supply schemes:
Medium level (200 litres/person/day) - Cambooya, Cecil Plains, Clifton, Greenmount, Hodson Vale, Pittsworth, Vale View & Yarraman schemes.
Continuation of permanent conservation measures (200 litres/person/day) - Toowoomba Bulk Water Supply Scheme (Oakey, Jondaryan, Haden, Crows Nest, Highfields, Kingsthorpe, Gowrie Junction, Meringandan, Toowoomba City, Westbrook and Goombungee)

Be prepared for emergencies


Preparation is the most important step when dealing with emergency situations. We have information about warning systems in place and necessary contact details.

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The Toowoomba Region is one of Australia’s most picturesque and productive areas. We are blessed with moderate climatic conditions, rich soil and beautiful landscapes. However, just like any region, from time to time we are faced with adverse weather events and natural disasters. We can never be too prepared for times of nature’s destructive force. In the event of an emergency or disaster there is often little time to act, however, ...
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Below is a list of emergency contact numbers to add to your household emergency plan, your emergency kit and your evacuation kit. Emergency services If you need Police, Fire or Ambulance in an emergency call 000 (triple zero). An emergency is when a crime is happening now, when a life is threatened or when the event is time critical, such as a fire. Fire Emergencies: call 000 (triple zero) Non-emergencies: call 137 468 or 07 3405 ...
In the case of an emergency, you may receive a voice message on your landline or a text message on your mobile phone. Emergency Alert is a telephone warning system that emergency services can use to send alerts to communities via landline telephones based on the location of the handset and to mobile phones based on the billing address.  If you receive an emergency alert and want more information, follow ...
During summer our region can be affected by heatwaves, which are long periods of very hot weather, ranging from 37°C to 42°C. You can stay up to date with heatwave warnings by listening to information issued by the Bureau of Meteorology on tv or radio or by visiting their website. Before and during a heatwave you should: Check your air-conditioner and fans are in working order Plan to spend time in a cool place eg. shopping centre ...
Bushfires are fuelled by vegetation, unpredictable in nature and can quickly change direction with wind conditions. Any areas that are close enough to be affected by burning material, embers and smoke can be threatened by bushfires, potentially causing major damage to property, injury and loss of life. Active bushfires, alerts, fire danger ratings and information to help you prepare for fire season can all be found on the Get ready website. While bushfires ...
Severe storms are often unpredictable and can occur at any time, involving lightning, thunder, hail, wind gusts and flash flooding. These storms can cause major damage to property, injury and loss of life. Pay attention to severe storm warnings issued by the Bureau of Meteorology and visit www.bom.com.au to find out if your area may be impacted. Always wait for storm activity to pass completely before going outdoors. The Get ready website provides useful, ...
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