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Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board Reminding Everyone How Vital Waterholes Are

December 7, 2023 5:10 am in by

The Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board is reminding everyone how vital managing crucial water sources like soaks, springs, and waterholes are, especially during dry spells like the current El Niño weather pattern.

Senior Water Resources Officer, Dave Cunningham, emphasizes the significance of careful management during such times and that reliance on these water sources grows when traditional supplies like dams and creeks dwindle.

While cleaning these sources with heavy machinery can help, it poses risks to fragile environments and their supporting groundwater systems.

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Though no permit is needed for desilting or cleaning, strict conditions apply.

For guidance, locals are encouraged to contact their nearest Landscape Board office.

More info here.

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