Proserpine River

  • Proserpine River

The Proserpine River water supply scheme has 92 customers, and supplies water to the townships of Bowen, Proserpine, Airlie Beach and Midge Point.

Irrigations customers include the Kelsey Creek Water Board and the Six Mile Creek Water Board, who own distribution infrastructure which is not operated by SunWater. Irrigation water is used predominantly for sugar.

The only bulk water infrastructure in the scheme is the Peter Faust Dam, which was completed in 1990 and has a capacity of 491,000ML.

Distribution infrastructure, such as the Kelsey Creek Pipeline and Channel, is owned by the water boards.

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