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Graeme H
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Post by Graeme H »

My geography is not that good - does anyone know if the flood waters at Bourke are likely to end up anywhere near the lake?
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PJQ2
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Post by PJQ2 »

Don't think Bourke area drains to Lake Gairdner.
Here's some info on drainage on the main web site...
http://www.dlra.org.au/lgairdner3.htm

And for interest, a 49 page PDF document about the lake...
http://www.environment.sa.gov.au/parks/ ... NER_MP.PDF
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Rob
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Post by Rob »

We discussed this a while back, last year or the one before. Short answer is no. Check this diagram from PJQ's link, it outlines the catchment area.
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Recent weather for Woomera/Nonning (no rain this year)
http://www.weatherzone.com.au/station.j ... 01&list=ds




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scooter trash
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Post by scooter trash »

No the lake only fills from the local area small creeks ect. I did speak with the station owners last week from Mt Ive.
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