Draft Clarrie Hall Dam Water Release Policy

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You are invited to review and provide your feedback on the draft Clarrie Hall Dam Water Release Policy.

Background

  • Clarrie Hall Dam was designed for the purposes of water storage for water supply only.
  • It has an uncontrolled spillway. As such, Council cannot regulate or change the flow of water through the spillway, change the Full Supply Level (FSL) of the spillway, or maintain a surcharge above the spillway level.
  • The Dam cannot and will not be operated to release water ahead of rainfall events to provide any form of storage capacity for flood mitigation purposes.


What is the objective of the policy?

Due to its design and purpose, Clarrie Hall Dam will not be operated to release water ahead of rainfall events to provide any form of storage capacity for flood mitigation purposes.

This Policy seeks to clarify and formalise Council’s operational practices in relation to water releases from Clarrie Hall Dam.


Have your say

You are invited to let us know your thoughts on the draft Policy before 4pm Tuesday 16 August.

We want to know

  • Does the Policy helps you to understand Council’s operational practices in relation to water releases? If not, how could we improve the policy to make it clearer?
  • What information would you like about Clarrie Hall Dam, the dam operations and current dam levels?

Online: using the form below
Post: addressed to the General Manager, Tweed Shire Council, PO Box 816, Murwillumbah NSW 2484

Community information session: Please note due to no registrations the Community Information session has been cancelled. If you would like to speak with the Manager about the policy you can arrange a phone meeting by emailing tsc@tweed.nsw.gov.au

It should be noted that in accordance with Council policy and the provisions of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 – ‘GIPAA,’ confidential information contained within submissions may be released upon a request being made by a third party.

You are invited to review and provide your feedback on the draft Clarrie Hall Dam Water Release Policy.

Background

  • Clarrie Hall Dam was designed for the purposes of water storage for water supply only.
  • It has an uncontrolled spillway. As such, Council cannot regulate or change the flow of water through the spillway, change the Full Supply Level (FSL) of the spillway, or maintain a surcharge above the spillway level.
  • The Dam cannot and will not be operated to release water ahead of rainfall events to provide any form of storage capacity for flood mitigation purposes.


What is the objective of the policy?

Due to its design and purpose, Clarrie Hall Dam will not be operated to release water ahead of rainfall events to provide any form of storage capacity for flood mitigation purposes.

This Policy seeks to clarify and formalise Council’s operational practices in relation to water releases from Clarrie Hall Dam.


Have your say

You are invited to let us know your thoughts on the draft Policy before 4pm Tuesday 16 August.

We want to know

  • Does the Policy helps you to understand Council’s operational practices in relation to water releases? If not, how could we improve the policy to make it clearer?
  • What information would you like about Clarrie Hall Dam, the dam operations and current dam levels?

Online: using the form below
Post: addressed to the General Manager, Tweed Shire Council, PO Box 816, Murwillumbah NSW 2484

Community information session: Please note due to no registrations the Community Information session has been cancelled. If you would like to speak with the Manager about the policy you can arrange a phone meeting by emailing tsc@tweed.nsw.gov.au

It should be noted that in accordance with Council policy and the provisions of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 – ‘GIPAA,’ confidential information contained within submissions may be released upon a request being made by a third party.

  • Please include your contact details and the details of your submission.

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