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Media Alert Chinchilla continues to recover after severe storm event: Issued at 5pm

29 October 2015

Following this afternoon’s meeting, the Western Downs Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) has stood down as individual agencies continue their own coordination of recovery efforts in Chinchilla after yesterday’s severe storm event.

Residents needing to dispose of storm-related waste can do so at the Chinchilla Waste and Recycling Centre which is open and operational.

The Chinchilla Aerodrome is still operational, and there are no road closures in place. Residents and visitors to Chinchilla are reminded to be mindful of the wet weather and to drive to the conditions.

Whilst water and sewerage services have been maintained, power has been restored to the Water Treatment Plant.

Power has also been restored to the Chinchilla township.

For storm and flood assistance, please call SES on 132 500.

For Council service enquiries, please call 1300 COUNCIL.

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