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17 May 2012 Print E-mail

The clean-up of debris washed into Lake Burley Griffin during the 1 March 2012 flood event began on Tuesday 20 March 2012.  An indicative program of works is outlined below.

Lake users are advised to be alert to the presence of hazards such as logs and debris which have entered the lake as a result of flooding. These hazards may be partially or completely submerged.  The NCA urges users to exercise caution and to assess risk levels before entering the water.

Yarramundi Reach

  • Yarramundi Reach clean-up operations commenced on Friday 4 May 2012.
  • Debris will be stockpiled at Kurrajong Point, Weston Park, and Weston Park West, and is scheduled for removal by Friday 25 May 2012.

All other areas

  • Debris removal from the water and at stockpiled locations in East Basin, Central Basin, West Basin, West Lake, and Tarcoola Reach is complete.
  • Following periods of recent inclement weather, a final clean-up of shorelines throughout the Lake will commence on Monday 21 May 2012.  This project will be complete by Friday 25 May 2012. 

 Molonglo Reach

  • The Molonglo River is managed by the ACT Government.
Last Updated on Thursday, 17 May 2012 11:53