Construction works at the Mason Road reservoir site
Council: Mareeba Shire Council
Fund: Regional Capital Fund
Category: Water/Sewerage/Waste Infrastructure
Two new water reservoirs will cater for Kuranda’s expected population and tourism growth and boost the town’s fire-fighting capacity.
Total project cost
* Average number of Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) jobs supported by project construction (based on Queensland Treasury's Guidelines for estimating FTE jobs directly supported by the capital works program).
Increased water security for the community through a new duplicate 500kL concrete reservoir at Masons Road, and demolition of the existing reservoir and construction of a new 500kL one at Warril Drive.
The extra capacity will allow for new subdivisions and businesses to go ahead, leading to more rates and charges for council.
The project will ensure the industry standard water capacity is held in the reservoirs to provide security of supply to residents.
Increased fire-fighting capacity.
500kL drinking water reservoir at Mason Road.
500kL drinking water reservoir on Warril Drive.
Demolition of existing small reservoir at Warril Drive.
Pipework, pumps and associated works.
Disclaimer: Information on this page may change over the life of the project. Funding amounts referenced are as approved.