Logan City Council turns water off at play parks as part of coronavirus measures

Combating coronavirus: Council has turned the water off at its play parks in Flagstone and Yarrabilba.
Combating coronavirus: Council has turned the water off at its play parks in Flagstone and Yarrabilba.

Dog parks across the City of Logan will remain open but water at Flagstone and Yarrabilba's play areas will be turned off Logan City Council ramps up social distancing measures.

Council has also closed its customer service centre at Jimboomba.

The city's 930 parks are still open to the public but council strongly recommends park users comply with the latest federal government recommendations on social distancing and public gatherings.

Gates at parks with road access will be locked to help discourage non-compliant large gatherings.

The exception will be parks that host an essential service such as the weekly fresh food markets at Underwood Park in Priestdale.

Council also will no longer process park event applications until further notice.

All community tree planting and volunteer projects scheduled for council parks will cease immediately until further notice.

To also comply with the latest social distances rules, council has closed the over-night stay area at Jimboomba's Tully Memorial Park.

The changes to park-use rules were made as part of preparations for the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

"Council is committed to supporting Queensland Health as the lead agency responsible for responding to COVID-19," a spokesman said.

The six council-run cemeteries remain open under normal hours.

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