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

Ensham mine, Bligh Coal Limited

RP1 release point

Release start
18 Mar 2021
Notified as compliant?
Yes
Environmental Authority
EPML00732813
Releasing flow rate
2,700 L/s
Releasing salinity
9,430 μS/cm
Receiving waters
Nogoa River
Receiving waters flow rate
252 m3/s
Receiving waters salinity
92 μS/cm

See the archive of previous mine water releases.