Current Fitzroy Basin coal mine water releases

Map of operational and post-operational coal mines located in the Fitzroy Basin that are authorised to release mine-affected water.

Please note that any releases that occur on non-business days (including over the Christmas closure period each year) will not be reflected on this web page. However, in the event that a significant weather event impacts the Fitzroy Basin during a non-business day and/or closure period, daily updates of Fitzroy Basin coal mine water releases will resume.

Legend

  • Map marker indicating location of mine that is currently releasing water mine, currently releasing
  • Map marker indicating location of mine mine, not currently releasing

Release details

Hail Creek mine, Hail Creek Coal Holdings Pty Ltd

RP7 release point

Release start
30 Nov 2022
Notified as compliant?
Yes
Environmental Authority
EPML00661913
Releasing flow rate
12670L/s
Releasing salinity
1859μS/cm
Receiving waters
Hail Creek into Bee Creek
Receiving waters flow rate
176.11m3/s
Receiving waters salinity
74.1μS/cm

Gregory Crinum mine, Sojitz Gregory Crinum Pty Ltd

Release Point 8B release point

Release start
2 Dec 2022
Notified as compliant?
Yes
Environmental Authority
EPML00945013
Releasing flow rate
80L/s
Receiving waters
Crinum Creek
Receiving waters flow rate
22.9m3/s
Receiving waters salinity
309μS/cm

See the archive of previous mine water releases.

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