Camera helps community prepare for floods
A new flood watch camera in Division 11 will help Council and residents monitor water levels during wet weather events.
The camera, located on Teviot Road, South Maclean, where it crosses Flagstone Creek, is one of 5 being added to Council’s network through a Queensland Government grant.
Division 11 Councillor Natalie Willcocks says the camera will be a useful tool for preparing for, and responding to floods.
‘Our community and parts of our division are not immune from the impacts of floods and can often be isolated due to a rain event,’ Cr Willcocks says.
Vision from the flood camera is broadcast on Council’s online Disaster Dashboard to show local creek levels in near real time to help residents find alternative travel routes.
‘Weather events and other emergencies can happen at any time.
‘If you are prepared, you, your family, pets and property are more likely to be safe.’
Visit the Disaster Dashboard to learn more about preparing and responding to disasters in the City of Logan.
Disaster dashboard: disaster.logan.qld.gov.au