The Emergency Alert for Black River has been CANCELLED.

A critical infrastructure Emergency Alert message has been issued to Black River residents from the Townsville Local Disaster Management Group.

The message advises residents that properties in Black River will experience loss of water supply due to a break in the watermain. 

Residents are advised there will be no water for approximately 6 hours.

Council crews are currently on site repairing the break. For more information listen to local radio, visit or phone 1800 738 541.