Logan City Council continues to support residents and businesses as floodwaters move through City of Logan today
Moderate flooding has occurred in lower sections of the Logan River. Water levels
are no longer rising in the Albert River.
At Waterford, the Logan River was predicted to peak later today at 7 metres, below
the Bureau of Meteorology’s ‘moderate’ flood level of 7.5 metres.
At Logan River Parklands in Beenleigh, water levels are rising with a ‘moderate’
peak (4 metres) predicted later this evening.
Flooded roads in City of Logan today included Cusack Lane, Jimboomba; Schmitt Rd, Logan Reserve; Chambers Flat Rd, Chambers Flat; Teviot Rd, Jimboomba; Logan Reserve Rd, Waterford; Greenbank Rd, North Maclean and Camp Cable Rd, Jimboomba.
Mt Lindesay Highway is open but impacted in the Jimboomba area with some lanes
A list of road closures is available at disaster.logan.qld.gov.au
To report potholes and other damage please call Council’s Customer Service on
Boxer Avenue, Shailer Park remains closed after being extensively damaged earlier
Council continues to work with residents impacted by the road closure. Pumping of
water out of a broken storm water pipe beneath the street began today to allow the
damage to be inspected safely.
Logan SES has completed 224 jobs since midnight Sunday.
Council yesterday doorknocked 431 properties in vulnerable areas near the Logan
and Albert rivers. Further checks were made today to ensure impacted residents
were stocked with essentials.
Residents in flood-prone areas are advised to maintain an awareness of their
surroundings and monitor local water levels.
Anyone requiring assistance can contact Council online at logan.qld.gov.au/floodimpacts
For flood emergency assistance, contact the SES on 132 500. For life-threatening emergencies, call Triple Zero (000).
Conditions are subject to change at any time. Remember – If It’s Flooded, Forget It!
Council has closed its sandbag distribution points but a small quantity of sandbags is
available if needed.
Until floodwaters fully subside, City of Logan residents are advised to:
- Listen to the radio (River FM 94.9FM, 101FM, ABC 612AM, Rebel FM 90.5 and BreezeFM 92.1) and/or the television for the latest information and warnings
- Check the Bureau of Meteorology website for weather warnings
- Check the Disaster Dashboard for local information
- Download and register for the Logan Early Warning app or website
Council recommends avoiding contact with floodwaters for up to five days after heavy
rainfall due to potential risks from bacteria carried into waterways from runoff.