Pioneer Valley water plan area

This information will help you understand how water is managed in the water plan area and how you can access water.

Map of the water plan area

Check whether your property is covered by the plan on the Queensland Globe water plan map (use Google Chrome for best results) or download the Pioneer Valley water plan area map (PDF, 333KB).

What's happening?

  • 23 May 2019: The latest Minister's report is now available; the report provides an assessment of the performance of the Water Plan (Pioneer) 2002.
  • We are implementing a new water planning framework. Learn where to find information in the new water planning documents. The Pioneer Valley water management protocol and 2 resources operations licences/manuals are currently in preparation.

Water management

Summary

Type of waterManagement
Surface water Check the water plan information below for rules and requirements.
Overland flow Not managed
Underground water Check the water plan information below for rules and requirements.

Water plan information

Water supply scheme operators

The following schemes operate in the water plan area. Check the Resource operations plan (PDF, 7MB) for day-to-day operational, water sharing and seasonal water assignment rules.

NameOperator
Pioneer River Water Supply Scheme SunWater
Eton Water Supply Scheme SunWater

Accessing water

Follow the links below for more information on how to access water in the water plan area.

Announced entitlements and limits The water you can take through your water entitlement may be limited. Check announced entitlements and limits for unsupplemented water or contact the water supply scheme operator for supplemented water
Unallocated water releases No current releases
Water allocation trading - water supply schemes

Pioneer River: Allocation trading and rules | Current locations of water allocations

Eton: Allocation trading and rules

Water allocation trading - unsupplemented water Pioneer Groundwater Management Area: Current locations of water allocations
Seasonal water assignment Check the Resource operations plan (PDF, 7MB) for rules and read about the application process.

Contact us

Contact the Mackay business centre for more information on water management and how you can access water in the Pioneer Valley water plan area.

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