Fitzroy Basin coal mine water releases—2019–20

Data supplied below for all coal mine water releases in the Fitzroy Basin in the 2019–20 wet season. Please note no data is provided on days where no coal mine water releases occurred.

    March 2020

    7 releases this month.

    Date Mine Release point Receiving waters Environmental Authority Compliant
    9–11 Mar Callide Batchfire Callide RP3 (Lake Gasteen) Gate Creek EPML00720413 Yes
    6–7 Mar Minerva Minerva Coal Pty Ltd RP5 Sandhurst Creek EPML00668614 Yes
    6–7 Mar Minerva Minerva Coal Pty Ltd RP1 Sandhurst Creek EPML00668613 Yes
    6–8 Mar Cook Colliery Cook Resources Mining Pty Ltd RP 2 Blackwater Creek EA0002027 Yes
    6–9 Mar Goonyella Riverside BHP Coal Discharge Point 1 Isaac River EPML00853413 Yes
    6–7 Mar Cook Colliery Cook Resources Mining Pty Ltd RP 1 Blackwater Creek EA0002027 Yes
    6–7 Mar Blackwater BHP Coal RP2 Blackwater Creek EPML00717813 Yes

    February 2020

    15 releases this month.

    Date Mine Release point Receiving waters Environmental Authority Compliant
    26–27 Feb Cook Colliery Cook Resources Mining Pty Ltd RP 1 Blackwater Creek EA0002027 Yes
    19–23 Feb Cook Colliery Cook Resources Mining Pty Ltd RP 1 Blackwater Creek EA0002027 Yes
    19 Feb Cook Colliery Cook Resources Mining Pty Ltd RP 1 Blackwater Creek EA0002027 Yes
    14 Feb Cook Colliery Cook Resources Mining Pty Ltd RP 1 Blackwater Creek EA0002027 Yes
    13 Feb Bluff Carabella Resources Pty Ltd Town Dam (sediment dam) Columba Creek EPML02090614 No
    11–14 Feb Blackwater BHP Coal RP2 Blackwater Creek EPML00717813 Yes
    10–14 Feb Cook Colliery Cook Resources Mining Pty Ltd RP 1 Blackwater Creek EA0002027 Yes
    10–16 Feb Blackwater BHP Coal RP12 Blackwater Creek EPML00717813 No
    8 Feb Peak Downs BHP Coal RP5 Ripstone Creek EPML00318213 Yes
    7–8 Feb Blackwater BHP Coal RP12 Blackwater Creek EPML00717813 No
    6–18 Feb Blackwater BHP Coal RP3 Blackwater Creek EPML00717813 Yes
    5–9 Feb Blackwater BHP Coal RP2 Blackwater Creek EPML00717813 Yes
    5 Feb–9 Jan Cook Colliery Cook Resources Mining Pty Ltd RP 1 Blackwater Creek EA0002027 Yes
    5–17 Feb Cook Colliery Cook Resources Mining Pty Ltd RP 2 Blackwater Creek EA0002027 Yes
    4–10 Feb Blackwater BHP Coal RP11 Blackwater Creek EPML00717813 Yes

    January 2020

    6 releases this month.

    Date Mine Release point Receiving waters Environmental Authority Compliant
    28–29 Jan Ensham Bligh Coal Limited RP1 Nogoa River EPML00732813 Yes
    26 Jan–2 Feb Blackwater BHP Coal RP2 Blackwater Creek EPML00717813 Yes
    26 Jan Blackwater BHP Coal RP12 Blackwater Creek EPML00717813 Yes
    25–26 Jan Blackwater BHP Coal RP11 Blackwater Creek EPML00717813 Yes
    25–28 Jan Cook Colliery Cook Resources Mining Pty Ltd RP 2 Blackwater Creek EA0002027 Yes
    25–26 Jan Cook Colliery Cook Resources Mining Pty Ltd RP 1 Blackwater Creek EA0002027 Yes