Enoggera Creeks in flood

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Up to 1000 mm of rain was recorded in the Enoggera catchment in six days from 22 to 27 February 2022. Enoggera, Fish and Ithaca Creeks all flooded.

Enoggera Reservoir peaked at 244.4% of capacity and was expected to keep spilling for some time.

SOWN members sent photos and videos of their bushcare sites and backyards which are displayed below. Also at the right is a PFD report about the flood’s impact on Three Mile Scrub.

Enoggera Creek

Tennis Ave and Davidson Street area PHOTO: Ben Blanche

Tennis Ave and Davidson Street area PHOTO: Ben Blanche

Tennis Ave and Davidson Street area PHOTO: Ben Blanche

Tennis Ave and Davidson Street area PHOTO: Ben Blanche

Tennis Ave and Davidson Street area PHOTO: Ben Blanche

Tennis Ave and Davidson Street area PHOTO: Ben Blanche

Tennis Ave and Davidson Street area PHOTO: Ben Blanche

Tennis Ave and Davidson Street area PHOTO: Ben Blanche

Tennis Ave and Davidson Street area PHOTO: Ben Blanche

Tennis Ave and Davidson Street area PHOTO: Ben Blanche

Tennis Ave and Davidson Street area PHOTO: Ben Blanche

Tennis Ave and Davidson Street area PHOTO: Ben Blanche

Tennis Ave and Davidson Street area PHOTO: Ben Blanche

Tennis Ave and Davidson Street area PHOTO: Ben Blanche

Tennis Ave and Davidson Street area PHOTO: Ben Blanche

Tennis Ave and Davidson Street area PHOTO: Ben Blanche

Tennis Ave and Davidson Street area PHOTO: Ben Blanche

Tennis Ave and Davidson Street area PHOTO: Ben Blanche

Tennis Ave and Davidson Street area PHOTO: Ben Blanche

Tennis Ave and Davidson Street area PHOTO: Ben Blanche

Georgia Place The Gap PHOTO: Fiona Harris

Georgia Place The Gap PHOTO: Fiona Harris

View from Walton Bridge where Enoggera Creek meets Fish Creek, Sunday 27 February 2022. PHOTO AND VIDEO: Mark Crocker CLICK ON THIS LINK TO PLAY VIDEO

Flooding Enoggera Creek with Walton Bridge Bushcare sign, 27 February 2022. PHOTO AND VIDEO: Mark Crocker CLICK ON THIS LINK TO PLAY VIDEO

The Gap Skate Park, 27 February 2022. PHOTO AND VIDEO: Mark Crocker CLICK ON THIS LINK TO PLAY VIDEO

Enoggera Creek opposite Elgata Street The Gap Sunday 27 February 2022. PHOTO: Renée McGlashan

Fursman Crossing Bridge on Monday 28 February 2022. INSET: Fursman Crossing Bridge on Saturday 27 February 2022. PHOTO: Renée McGlashan

Corra-Mulling Park dog off-leash area and cricket field. LEFT: Inundated on Sunday 27 February. RIGHT: After the flood has receded on Monday 28 February. PHOTO: Renée McGlashan

Enoggera Dam spilling, Monday 28 Feb 2022. PHOTO: Renée McGlashan

Enoggera Dam spilling, 27 February 2022. PHOTO: Renée McGlashan

The Bicentennial Bridge which connects The Gap Shopping Village with Payne Road State School and beyond. PHOHO: Mark Crocker.

Walton Bridge Reserve on Saturday 26 February 2022 showing the bridge on Waterworks Road with bike path inundated. The creeks were 2-3 metres above normal levels. PHOTO: Mark Crocker

 

Walton Bridge Reserve showing the creek lapping at the top of the high bank at city side of park, adjacent to Waterworks Road, 26 February 2022. PHOTO: Mark Crocker

 

Walton Bridge Reserve at the junction of Fish and Enoggera Creeks with Fish Creek entering on the lower left, 26 February 2022. PHOTO: Mark Crocker PLAY VIDEO: Wayne Briscoe

Fish Creek

At Smiths Crossing on Lochinvar Lane The Gap, Fish Creek is flowing slowly. This is because the water is trying to enter Enoggera Creek but being held back by the stronger flow. The junction is only a few metres off the right edge of the photo. PHOTO: Mark Crocker

Fish Creek in flood at Glenella Street Park, Sunday 27 February 2022. PHOTO AND VIDEO: Wayne Briscoe CLICK ON THIS LINK TO PLAY THE VIDEO

This site was planted to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Glenella Street Park bushcare group. It’s about 2-3 metres above the normal creek level. PHOTO: Wayne Briscoe

Fish Creek footbridge connecting Walton Bridge Reserve with Lochinvar Lane, 26 February 2022. PHOTO: Mark Crocker

Lochinvar Lane with Fish Creek in flood. Walton Bridge is on the right and the Glenella Track begins top centre, 26 February 2022. PHOTO: Mark Crocker

Glenella Track flooded towards Glenella Street end, 26 February 2022. PHOTO: Wayne Briscoe

 

Ithaca Creek

Ithaca Creek at Lorward Avenue Bardon. PHOTO: Scott Rimington

Corner of Simpson Road and Carwoola Street Bardon, looking down Carwoola Street where Ithaca Creek has broken its banks, 27 February 2022. PHOTO: Maggie Magafakis