The estimated population in Brookwater as of 2011 census was 1,466 and the postcode of this region is 4300.
Suburbs which are surrounded by Brookwater are Bellbird Park to the north-west, Augustine Heights to the west, Springfield Lakes to the south-west, Bellbird Park to the north, Springfield Lakes to the south, Springfield to the west and Springfield to the north-west.
Brookwater includes the following heritage-listed sites: St Matthews Anglican Church, Mt Maria College.
There is access to train services at the Springfield Central railway station, lying on the Springfield railway line. Some of the following located highways and motorways nearby are: The Centenary Highway, Logan Motorway and Ipswich Motorway.
The Greater Springfield Development provides 14,000 students with ten schools, a technical college, and a university. The school and college includes St Peters Lutheran College, Woodcrest College, The Springfield Anglican College, St Augustine’s College, Springfield Lakes State School, Springfield Central Primary School, Springfield Central High School, Hymba Yumba Community Hub, Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School and Augusta State School.