23 March, 2021
Water outages Emerald
Planned water outages will affect Emerald residents
SOME residents will experience water shut offs as the council continues waterworks maintenance throughout Emerald.
Some shutoffs occurred today, with further scheduled Tuesday and Wednesday.
Residents of Baker Street, Capricorn Highway, Old Sheep Yard Place, Daniels Street, Short Street and Little Street should expect to lose water between 9am and 12 pm on Tuesday.
Residents of Gray Street and Gladstone street should expect water outages between 1pm and 4pm.
Wednesday will see residents of McCosker Street and Battle Street experiencing outages between 1pm and 4pm.
Residents should expect outages of up to two and a half hours.
Affected residences and business would have received a notice via letterbox drop.
The works form part of the council’s plan to improve access to firefighters and save on water costs by overhauling hydrants and valves.