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?
Archives for January 3, 2011
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 … [Read more...] about My Visit to Rockhampton
THE river at Rockhampton, even while 25 miles from its mouth at the Pacific Ocean, is still tidal, so the salt water backs up into the river with the tides. Fresh water flows down the river. So as a constant supply of fresh water is maintained for … [Read more...] about Rockhampton Flooding: Comment from Tony including about the Fitzroy Barrage