Archive | January 3, 2011

How much water did Snowy Hydro release from Lake Eucumbene during the floods?

THE managing director of Snowy Hydro, Terry Charlton, denies that Snowy Hydro contributed to the devastating flooding along the Murrumbidgee in early December in which homes were destroyed and wheat fields drown.  He does, however, admit that until Wednesday, December 8, water was being released from Lake Eucumbene.   Lake Eucumbene has the capacity to store […]

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My Visit to Rockhampton

Living just down the road from the main news item I thought I should visit Rockhampton.  So I did this afternoon.  I drove in from Yeppoon and it was not until I crossed the river to the south that I could see flooding and preparations in anticipation of more flooding.    (more…)

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