Logan City Council continues to support residents and businesses as floodwaters move through City of Logan today.
Moderate flooding has occurred in lower sections of the Logan River. Water levels are no longer rising in the Albert River.
At Waterford, the Logan River was predicted to peak later today at 7 metres, below the Bureau of Meteorology’s ‘moderate’ flood level of 7.5 metres.
At Logan River Parklands in Beenleigh, water levels are rising with a ‘moderate’ peak (4 metres) predicted later this evening.
Flooded roads in City of Logan today included Cusack Lane, Jimboomba; Schmitt Rd, Logan Reserve; Chambers Flat Rd, Chambers Flat; Teviot Rd, Jimboomba; Logan Reserve Rd, Waterford; Greenbank Rd, North Maclean and Camp Cable Rd, Jimboomba.
Mt Lindesay Highway is open but impacted in the Jimboomba area with some lanes closed.
A list of road closures is available at disaster.logan.qld.gov.au
To report potholes and other damage please call Council’s Customer Service on 3412 3412.
Boxer Avenue, Shailer Park remains closed after being extensively damaged earlier this week.
Council continues to work with residents impacted by the road closure. Pumping of water out of a broken stormwater pipe beneath the street began today to allow the damage to be inspected safely.
Logan SES has completed 224 jobs since midnight Sunday.
Council yesterday doorknocked 431 properties in vulnerable areas near the Logan and Albert rivers. Further checks were made today to ensure impacted residents were stocked with essentials
Residents in flood-prone areas are advised to maintain an awareness of their surroundings and monitor local water levels.
Anyone requiring assistance can contact Council online at logan.qld.gov.au/flood-impacts
For flood emergency assistance, contact the SES on 132 500. For life-threatening emergencies, call Triple Zero (000).
Conditions are subject to change at any time. Remember – If It’s Flooded, Forget It!
Council has closed its sandbag distribution points but a small quantity of sandbags is available if needed.
Council recommends avoiding contact with floodwaters for up to five days after heavy rainfall due to potential risks from bacteria carried into waterways from runoff.