pioneer valley water board

news in brief

* current supply situation

* pvwb distribution arrangements

* submission to the Queensland Productivity Commision Electricity Inquiry, November 2015.

latest newsletter

* all newsletters and submissions

* announced allocation

Announced Allocation for high-priority B (irrigation supply) for the 2015-2016 water year has been set at 100% from Wednesday, July 01 2015.

* stream flow periods

Stream Flow Periods will not be declared during the 2015-2016 water year, because Announced Allocation has been set at 100%.

Pioneer Valley Water Board (PVWB) is a not-for-profit statutory body constituted under the Water Act 2000 as a Category 2 Water Authority and registered service provider under the Water Supply (Safety and Reliability) Act.  PVWB's primary focus is the efficient management and distribution of water for irrigation purposes within the Pioneer Valley Water Supply Scheme.  Our offices are located in the coastal city of Mackay, Tropical North Queensland, Australia.

how to use this web-site

To find out more about PVWB's activities or personnel, to view copies of PVWB's policies and annual reports, or for contact details, please navigate via the 'about' menu option at the left hand side of this web-page.

For an update on current events concerning such things as streamflow periods, supply interruptions and upcoming meetings, or for past and present issues of PVWB's newsletter, please navigate via the 'news' menu option at the left hand side of this web-page.

For general information concerning all things water related, including explanations to help with understanding your water entitlement, and ordering water, details about how your water charges work, or an overview of water trading please select 'general' from the site menu at the left hand side of this web-page. A variety of standard forms and a handy glossary of water terms can also be accessed via the 'general' menu option.


If you can't find the information you are looking for, or if you have any suggestions or comments regarding this website, please email us. Our staff will do their level best to answer your questions, and we are keen to find better ways to provide information to our customers.