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The roar of waste

7 April 2022

4:00 AM

7 April 2022

4:00 AM

Watching the Burdekin Falls Dam with around six metres of water going over the spillway following recent rain in the catchment, we need to be aware that this is not a rare occurrence, nor is it an isolated occurrence.

As far back as 1875 there are records of the Burdekin River rising over eighteen metres in just a few hours and repeated news articles of water over the bridge at Inkerman from one to six metres above the bridge deck.

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