Water treatment plants
Fitzroy River Water maintains two water treatment plants located at Parkhurst (North Rockhampton) and Mount Morgan. They each supply safe and secure drinking water to residents living within the Rockhampton Region.
Glenmore Water Treatment Plant
Commenced operation: 1971
Water source: Fitzroy River Barrage
Capacity to treat: 120 Ml/d
Maximum demand: 114 Ml/d from 2002-03
Supplies water to: Rockhampton, Gracemere, and provides bulk water to the Capricorn Coast (Livingstone Shire Council)
This plant contains an Operations Control Room which monitors activity across the entire water and sewerage networks 24 hours a day.
Mount Morgan Water Treatment Plant
Commenced operation: 1994
Water source: Mount Morgan No. 7 Dam and Fletchers Dam
Capacity to treat: ~2.6 Ml/d
Supplies water to: Mount Morgan and surrounds