Enoggera Reservoir, Queensland
|Population||25 (2016 census)|
|• Density||0.661/km2 (1.71/sq mi)|
|Area||37.8 km2 (14.6 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|Location||19.2 km (12 mi) WNW of Brisbane GPO|
|LGA(s)||City of Brisbane|
(The Gap Ward)
The Enoggera Reservoir suburb is named after the Enoggera Dam. The name Enoggera is a corruption of the Yuggera word yauar-ngari meaning corroboree ground. The suburb was officially named and bounded on 15 December 1990.
As of 12 February 2011, sufficient water inflows returned the reservoir to usable levels, and water is now used to supply neighbouring suburbs. Prior to this the reservoir levels were insufficient for water supply, primarily due to the drought which was experienced by South-East Queensland prior to the January 2011 floods.
Enoggera Reservoir has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
There are no schools in Enoggera Reservoir. The nearest primary schools are The Gap State School in The Gap to the east and Mount Nebo State School in Mount Nebo to the north-east. The nearest secondary school is The Gap State High School in The Gap to the east.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Enoggera Reservoir (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018.
- "Enoggera Reservoir – suburb in City of Brisbane (entry 50018)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 15 May 2020.
- "Peewee Bend (entry 26299)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 January 2015.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Enoggera Reservoir (SSC)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 January 2015.
- "Enoggera Reservoir (entry 602458)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
- "Slab Hut Farm (entry 600329)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
- "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 3 July 2020.
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