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 … [Read more...] about How much water did Snowy Hydro release from Lake Eucumbene during the floods?
SNOWY Hydro has denied playing a role in exacerbating this month’s devastating floods despite a leaked document which appears to show that the authority released almost 7000 megalitres from Eucumbene Dam on December 8 – causing water levels to rise … [Read more...] about Snowy Hydro Still in Denial: Ben Glover
SNOWY Hydro chief executive, Terry Charlton, recently confirmed that water was dumped into the already flooded Murray-Darling Basin, but said the authority had little choice (The Australian, December 15, 2010, page 7). A real time operational … [Read more...] about The Whole Truth: Water Deliberately Dumped into Flooded Area
ANGLERS fishing Lake Eucumbene in late October 2010 were pleased to see that the rising waters of the lake had created perfect spawning conditions for the frogs. Frogs were in abundance and their future was assured through this massive spawning … [Read more...] about Save Lake Eucumbene’s Frogs
"AN ARCHAIC agreement hatched in the air-conditioned suites of a Sydney office block has exposed the kind of chronic mismanagement at government level that is driving local farmers to the point of despair. "The revelation this week that Snowy … [Read more...] about City Deal That Led to Water Waste: Ross Tyson
FINALLY, last night, the NSW government agreed to change Snowy Hydro Licence conditions which required water to be released into the already swollen Murrumbidgee and Murray Rivers –exacerbating the current flood crisis. The article in today’s … [Read more...] about Government to Finally Act on Bureaucratic Flooding