Banana Shire Council operates a total of eleven (11) water supply schemes. These include Banana, Baralaba, Biloela, Callide Dam, Cracow (trickle feed system), Goovigen, Moura, Taroom, Thangool, Theodore and Wowan. Restricted Raw Water schemes are provided at Taroom and Baralaba.
Goovigen and Wowan rely on groundwater that is untreated other than by chlorination.
Residents & property owners of Banana Shire are advised that as of 1st December 2014 the following restriction levels apply to water used from the town supplies:
|Biloela, Moura, Baralaba, Taroom, Banana and Theodore||Level 1||
|Goovigen and Wowan||Level 2||
For further information please refer to Water Restrictions as of December 2014
Department of Energy and Water Supply Key Performance Indicators (KPI) Reports
Banana Shire Council is required by the Department of Energy and Water Supply to submit annual data for water and sewerage key performance indicators for each financial year.
The KPI data includes:
- Number and capacity of treatment plants
- Number of connected properties, storage capacity and network size
- Volumes of water and sewerage treated
- Costs and revenues of the water utility
- Customer service records
- Billing information to compare across service providers
An information sheet "Fact or Furphey KPI" is available from the Queensland Water Directorate.
Drinking Water Quality Management Plan (DWQMP)
These reports document the performance of the water quality and the implementation of actions detailed in the Drinking Water Quality Management Plan required under the Water Supply (Safety and Reliability) Act 2008.
It assists the regulator to determine compliance with the current approved DWQMP and provides a public report on the council’s management of drinking water.
Council has determined and set appropriate level of Customer Service Standards for a range of performance indicators based on historical records for its water supply and sewerage services.