Water has now been restored to Karragarra, Macleay and Lamb islands in the Moreton Bay area following a pipeline break that cut off the supply.

The burst bulk water pipeline on Karragarra Island has been successfully repaired, but residents are still being advised to boil their drinking water until further notice.

Seqwater has been progressing with recharging the water supply. Water pressure should also be returning to normal.

Seqwater and Redland City Council advise a precautionary boil water alert is expected to remain in place until Thursday 25 October. Multiple treated water samples will be taken at various points along the network and laboratory tested to ensure there is no concern for public health.

Lauren ‘LJ’ Butler is the Assistant Editor of Utility magazine and has been part of the team at Monkey Media since 2018.

After completing a Bachelor of Media, Communications and Professional Writing at the University of Wollongong in 2014, and prior to writing about the utility sector, LJ worked as a Journalist and Sub Editor across the horticulture, hardware, power equipment, construction and accommodation industries with publishers such as Glenvale Publications, Multimedia Publishing and Bean Media Group.

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