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  • Clayton Regulator, 9 August 2009 - Lakes Need Water
    Case for an Estuary Lower Lakes Facts Vision Statement The Barrages Photo Gallery Latest News Letters and Submissions More Reading Maps About Us Links Act Now Regulator Updates Clayton Regulator 9 August 2009 Clayton Regulator as of 9 August 2009

    Original URL path: http://www.lakesneedwater.org/regulators/clayton-regulator-9-august-2009 (2016-02-09)
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  • Clayton Regulator, 31 July 2009 - Lakes Need Water
    Gallery Latest News Letters and Submissions More Reading Maps About Us Links Act Now Regulator Updates Clayton Regulator 31 July 2009 Construction of the Clayton Regulator Local radio station 891 was on site broadcasting on 30 July 2009 Click here

    Original URL path: http://www.lakesneedwater.org/regulators/clayton-regulator-31-july-2009 (2016-02-09)
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  • Vandalism and censorship - Lakes Need Water
    Photo Gallery Latest News Letters and Submissions More Reading Maps About Us Links Act Now Lakes Need Water Vandalism and censorship 21 July 2009 Signs erected for public information by the DEH about the new Clayton regulator have been vandalised

    Original URL path: http://www.lakesneedwater.org/home/vandalism (2016-02-09)
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  • Regulators abandoned...or in need of a variance? - Lakes Need Water
    Currency Creek regulator It s a difficult environment and a changing methodology beyond the 250 metre rock embankment already in place he said After being quizzed by 891 it appears that the agency is hopeful of receiving a re start approval in the next few days Yes material is being displaced and while we don t think they re an environmental concern we are waiting on results of tests from interstate he said Contactors have to deal with an in consistent bottom of black oozy potentially acid contaminated mud and silt resulting in what appears to be many unknowns for them from this project To hear a repeat of the Monday morning broadcast go to the ABC news radio website 15 July 2009 The latest news reaching LakesNeedWater this morning is that the Currency Creek and Finniss regulators have been abandoned According to local contract sources the placement of many thousands of tonnes of crushed stone and clay were disappearing almost as fast as being dumped on the Currency Creek site where black oozy highly acidic anaerobic muds were continually being displaced by the rubble Several residents in Goolwa today were now turning their thoughts towards progress with the Clayton

    Original URL path: http://www.lakesneedwater.org/regulators/regulators-abandoned (2016-02-09)
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  • Regulator Meetings, 18 June 2009 - Lakes Need Water
    being the largest acid problem anywhere in the world thats in their paperwork Seaman said that they were reasonably happy that the overhead treatment would be successful through alkalinity levels being increased There were several questions from the floor about the regulators particularly with the Currency and Finniss and how predicted hills catchment run off would likely not be enough to keep those systems alive That led to a robust session on the subject of more farm dams being built causing a reduction of water for the systems Dean Brown had quite a lot to say about this including the fact that smaller dams were likely allowable but that it may well be that the farmers are not able to use the water in them due to individual allocation Work on all structures will commence within the week There will be some road restrictions and those wanting to see the Clayton structure in progress starting from the island will only be able to do so from Clayton Two quarries are involved One on the island which means that they won t need to transport the rock over the bridge The other is just NW of the main road above Currency Creek Clayton 18 June Clayton Bay Community Hall 2 00pm by Trevor Harden Clayton Bay In Clayton about 30 people attended in all The government gave a presentation that lasted about 20 minutes The first question after the presentation finished was along the lines of Why are you doing this to us who are you listening to You are not listening to the community because we have told you what we think and you have taken no notice of us My comment was along the lines of I am a member of this community and I support what is being

    Original URL path: http://www.lakesneedwater.org/meetings/regulators-18-june-2009 (2016-02-09)
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  • RLCAG - Lakes Need Water
    Case for an Estuary Lower Lakes Facts Vision Statement The Barrages Photo Gallery Latest News Letters and Submissions More Reading Maps About Us Links Act Now Lower Lakes Facts FAQ

    Original URL path: http://www.lakesneedwater.org/facts/faq/rlcag (2016-02-09)
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  • Lake Albert Options - Lakes Need Water
    to sea at Robe and carries water from as far away as Bool Lagoon to the east and near Millicent to the south east Many of these drains are interconnected linked through the eastern division diversion drain and draining into Lake George or through the Mount Hope drain through to the sea at Robe If this drainage system were modified to carry surface water northward between the ranges it could be delivered into the Coorong s south lagoon When the freshwater injection into the Coorong is of a volume greater than evaporation loss from the south lagoon the salinity front will move up and down the south lagoon with the seasons During periods of highest flow during winter there would be lower salinity in the south lagoon and during summer salinity would increase with more tidal water entering from north lagoon This restoration action would provide for Coorong conditions very closely approaching those existing before we came along In fact we are better able to restore the Coorong as it is now because it has not been reliant on the Murray River than we can ever hope for to achieve with the Murray River itself Lake Albert has always been

    Original URL path: http://www.lakesneedwater.org/lake-albert/lake-albert-options (2016-02-09)
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  • Lake Albert and Ramsar Listing - Lakes Need Water
    by whatever means possible which should include at the very least a priority link to the Coorong another Ramsar wetland with Lake Albert even as an interim measure to ensure the continuation of the Lake Albert Wetland See paragraph 2 of article 4 of the Convention below Where a Contracting Party in its urgent national interest deletes or restricts the boundaries of a wetland included in the List it should as far as possible compensate for any loss of wetland resources and in particular it should create additional nature reserves for waterfowl and for the protection either in the same area or elsewhere of an adequate portion of the original habitat If this offends the intention of the Ramsar convention many will say it is the drought conditions that have led to this decision However this decision to cut off Lake Albert ignores ecological studies that show the lake history was one of a salt based environment for many thousands of years before man made barrages restricted the flow of natural sea water in the region Seawater which could be restored now to link the Ramsar sites of Lake Albert The Coorong The action to let Lake Albert dry out

    Original URL path: http://www.lakesneedwater.org/lake-albert/lake-albert-and-ramsar-listing (2016-02-09)
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