Town sup­ply nearly empty

Central and North Burnett Times - - LOCAL NEWS -

THE water sit­u­a­tion has reached crit­i­cal lev­els in Gayn­dah, Eidsvold and Mun­dub­bera.

North Bur­nett Re­gional Coun­cil has re­quested res­i­dents stop us­ing water ex­cept for es­sen­tial pur­poses as stor­age tanks are nearly empty.

Res­i­dents are ad­vised to boil town water three times be­fore drink­ing.

The water pump in Gayn­dah that was re­paired and op­er­a­tional this year af­ter the 2010/11 floods has been de­stroyed, with a makeshift sys­tem put in place.

Deputy Pre­mier Jeff Seeney said get­ting a con­sis­tent water sup­ply into Gayn­dah was a pri­or­ity.

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