Cedar Grove Weir

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Cedar Grove Weir
Cedar Grove Weir is located in Queensland
Cedar Grove Weir
Location of the Cedar Grove Weir
in Queensland
CountryAustralia
LocationSouth East, Queensland
Coordinates27°50′47″S 152°58′30″E / 27.84639°S 152.97500°E / -27.84639; 152.97500Coordinates: 27°50′47″S 152°58′30″E / 27.84639°S 152.97500°E / -27.84639; 152.97500
PurposePotable water storage
StatusOperational
Construction begancirca 2006 (2006)
Opening date4 January 2008 (2008-01-04)
Construction costA$18.5 million
Operator(s)SEQ Water
Dam and spillways
ImpoundsLogan River
Reservoir
Total capacity1,039 ML (36.7×10^6 cu ft)[1]
Website
www.seqwater.com.au

The Cedar Grove Weir is a weir located across the Logan River in the South East region of Queensland, Australia. The main purpose of the weir is for potable water storage.

Location and features[edit]

The weir is located 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) northwest of Beaudesert, and 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) southwest of Jimboomba and is connected to the Wyaralong Dam on Teviot Brook and the Bromelton Offstream Storage facility. The project was completed in December 2007 at a cost of A$18.5 million and provides up to 11 megalitres (390×10^3 cu ft) of water per day. Initially managed by Queensland Water Infrastructure, a body set up to administer major water infrastructure projects, the weir is now managed by SEQ Water.

In conjunction with the South Maclean Weir and water treatment plants, the Cedar Grove Weir acts as a pumping pool for captured releases from Wyaralong Dam located upstream;[2] and provides immediate supplies to the Beaudesert region; the weir also connects to the regional South East Queensland Water Grid. The weir overflowed for the first time on 4 January 2008.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Weirs". Water supply: Dams and weirs. Seqwater. 2014. Retrieved 27 June 2014.
  2. ^ Beattie, Peter (25 January 2006). "Cedar Grove Weir and Swanbank Recycling Projects Closer". Ministerial Media Statement (Press release). Queensland Government. Retrieved 22 January 2008.
  3. ^ Robinson, Georgina (4 January 2008). "Weir overflows after solid falls". Brisbane Times. Retrieved 22 January 2008.

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