Fitzroy Basin coal mine water releases—2020–21

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.

    December 2021

    1 release this month.

    Date Mine Release point Receiving waters Environmental Authority Compliant
    1 Dec Caval Ridge BHP Coal Discharge Point 1 Cherwell Creek EPML00562013 Yes

    March 2021

    2 releases this month.

    Date Mine Release point Receiving waters Environmental Authority Compliant
    18–21 Mar Ensham Bligh Coal Limited RP1 Nogoa River EPML00732813 Yes
    15–17 Mar Cook Colliery Bounty Cook Pty Limited RP 2 Blackwater Creek EA0002027 Yes

    February 2021

    2 releases this month.

    Date Mine Release point Receiving waters Environmental Authority Compliant
    9 Feb Goonyella Riverside BHP Coal Discharge Point 1 Isaac River EPML00853413 Yes
    3–4 Feb Goonyella Riverside BHP Coal Discharge Point 1 Isaac River EPML00853413 Yes

    January 2021

    6 releases this month.

    Date Mine Release point Receiving waters Environmental Authority Compliant
    11–12 Jan North Goonyella Peabody (Bowen) Pty Ltd RP1 Goonyella Creek EPML00815613 Yes
    9–11 Jan Peak Downs BHP Coal RP5 Ripstone Creek EPML00318213 Yes
    8–9 Jan Goonyella Riverside BHP Coal Discharge Point 1 Isaac River EPML00853413 Yes
    8–11 Jan Moranbah North Moranbah North Coal RP1 Isaac River EPML00738813 Yes
    7–11 Jan Cook Colliery Bounty Cook Pty Limited RP 2 Blackwater Creek EA0002027 Yes
    7 Jan Cook Colliery Bounty Cook Pty Limited RP 1 Blackwater Creek EA0002027 Yes

    December 2020

    2 releases this month.

    Date Mine Release point Receiving waters Environmental Authority Compliant
    30–31 Dec 2020 Goonyella Riverside BHP Coal Discharge Point 1 Isaac River EPML00853413 Yes
    30–31 Dec 2020 North Goonyella Peabody (Bowen) Pty Ltd RP1 Goonyella Creek EPML00815613 Yes