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Water, water everywhere

Just a quick post on some interesting sites I found;

Lake Eyre updates here Wheres the press telling us how wet it is there?

Sydney dam levels here 60% and rising. Certainly not doomsday predictions!

Goulburn, Pejar dam and water politics here Remember Goulburn water supply got the press for showing global warming was real! Yet the reality was quite a different set of facts;

Quote “In May 2005, the council of the city of Goulburn announced that storage had reached a crisis point as dam levels fell to 10% of capacity this was simply not true. Even though there had been no significant rain since December 2004 Sooley Dam had maintained a capacity of 70%. Despite this the council enforced the strictest of water restrictions, and released a political motivated statement that the city was likely to run out of water by early-2006″….

“In March 2006, in the drought, Council released all the remaining water from Pejar (about 900ML or 10% of its storage) when Sooley Dam was full. This was a clear breach of the operating rules. Council figures show that over the period of this release from Pejar, the City experienced the largest amount of water lost from storage on record. About 600ML of water was unaccounted for, or about 4 months supply at that time. This is the equivalent of 70% of what was in Pejar, lost”.

On a humorous note my post on WWFraud is targeted daily for porn spam! Glad to have a spam blocker.

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