Installation of backflow devices | Brisbane City Council

Installation of backflow devices

Backflow flooding occurred in parts of Brisbane during the January 2011 floods. Find out about Brisbane City Council's plan to install backflow devices in feasible stormwater systems.

Pre-feasibility backflow sites - installation complete

The installation of backflow devices on the pre-feasibility sites was completed in 2012. These stormwater systems are located in:

  • CBD - Alice Street
  • Milton - Cribb Street
  • New Farm - Moray Street

Backflow sites

Twelve stormwater systems were identified as high priority sites for backflow device installation. These 12 projects systems will provide benefit to approximately 80% of properties that were impacted by backflow flooding in January 2011.

Construction of these project sites were completed by July 2014:

  • Auchenflower - Coronation Drive
  • Bulimba - Harrison Street, Johnston Street, Tennyson Street
  • CBD - Margaret Street, Charlotte Street and Creek Street
  • Chelmer - Leybourne Street
  • Chelmer - Queenscroft Street
  • Fig Tree Pocket - Kenny Street
  • Milton - Castlemaine Street
  • New Farm - James and Sydney Streets
  • Rosalie - Lang Parade
  • St Lucia - Gailey Road
  • Tennyson - Vivian Street
  • West End - Ryan Street

Other feasible backflow sites

The following sites will be included in Council's future drainage program:

  • Bowen Hills - Edmondstone Road
  • Bulimba - Apollo Road, Carbeen Street, Coutts Street, Jamieson Street
  • Chelmer - Victoria Avenue
  • Eagle Farm - Eagleview Place
  • Fairfield - Mearns Road, Victoria Street
  • Graceville - Giraween Park
  • Hawthorne - Lindsay Street
  • Herston - Butterfield Street
  • Jindalee - Bengalee Street, Kooringal Drive
  • Kangaroo Point - Goodwin Street
  • Karana Downs - Atkinson Drive, Sellars Street
  • Kelvin Grove - Tait Street
  • Mt Crosby - Willeen Court
  • Newstead/Teneriffe - Commercial Road, Waterloo Street
  • Norman Park - Adina Street, Brentnall Street, Waite Street, Wendell Street
  • Salisbury - Tuckett Road
  • St Lucia - Douglas Street, Jerdanefield Street
  • Tennyson - King Arthur Terrace
  • Toowong - Herbert Street
  • Yeronga - Ormadale Street, Ormonde Road, Ortive Street
  • West End - Mollison Street, Montague Road, Ferry Road, Ryan Street (stage 2), Dudley Street, Vulture Street

 

08 February 2016