Lake Inspections 2012

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Re: Lake Inspections 2012

Post by IN2VWS » Sat May 19, 2012 9:20 pm

god of speed wrote:https://picasaweb.google.com/1124140216 ... 5549826594

are those darker areas water?
Yes, but that was back in March. Is there any relevance of that picture to the current condition of the salt?

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Re: Lake Inspections 2012

Post by AuotonomousRX » Sat May 19, 2012 10:47 pm

Re: Lake Inspections 2012

Postby DocScooter » Fri May 18, 2012 8:57 pm
G'day all,


3 pics from a flyover of the lake this afternoon. Looking forward to tomorrow's report......


Pics taken on Friday, looks good, the Groundwater will determine what happens I'd say :?:

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Re: Lake Inspections 2012

Post by OLDtimer » Sat May 19, 2012 11:53 pm

The reason for waiting another 24 hours is, after today's inspection a band of rain came through & dumped on the lake. Due to the surface being so solid in the area picked for the track, a little rain should'nt be a problem. The guys just want to monitor it to be 100% sure. Pete . DLRA #6.

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Re: Lake Inspections 2012

Post by davidald » Sun May 20, 2012 1:27 am

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Re: Lake Inspections 2012

Post by Greg Watters » Sun May 20, 2012 9:43 am

Doc those pics give a real good indication of the water history,
Maybe a few of these pics can be studied to see if there is a better position for future use .

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Re: Lake Inspections 2012

Post by DocScooter » Sun May 20, 2012 2:51 pm

Thanks guys.

Yep, there are 3 photos there from Friday and one from the start of March. There were patches of water around the perimeter of the lake when I went over.
On the original photos you can see different areas of shading on the lake - will be interested in discussing this with Plucka when he gets back.

Like Greg, I have been thinking about a photo journal of sorts of the lake. I can define a set altitude and position and take a photo at the same place every week or two. Would be a good way of recording the life cycle of the lake.

Oh, and in response to "Whats going to happen between now and tomorrow arvo?"
- They are going to get the 4wds unbogged as a starting point! Not joking.
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Re: Lake Inspections 2012

Post by DocScooter » Sun May 20, 2012 2:53 pm

Don't want to be too pessimistic - but there is significant rain forecast for the end of this week, and a high likelihood or rain next week......

http://www.eldersweather.com.au/sa/west-coast/wudinna
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Re: Lake Inspections 2012

Post by IN2VWS » Sun May 20, 2012 3:02 pm

Yep.....same forecast for Nonning also.

http://www.weatherzone.com.au/sa/nw-pastoral/nonning

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Re: Lake Inspections 2012

Post by DLRA » Sun May 20, 2012 3:06 pm

Just had a phone call from Carol.
The rain date event is offically cancelled.
The inspection team went out again this morning and could not find enough good salt for even a shortened track. The rain that came through yesterday was still laying on the salt.
As has now be discovered, the problem with this time of the year there is not enough sun or wind to dry up or push around any water. From this experience it would be very unlikely that this time of the year would br consideted again.
Just to repeat Speed Week 2012 has been cancelled.
Keep the shiney side up........
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Re: Lake Inspections 2012

Post by JonB » Sun May 20, 2012 3:35 pm

Major bummer.

Thanks to everyone who has been involved in trying to get this happening.

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Re: Lake Inspections 2012

Post by Rocket » Sun May 20, 2012 3:47 pm

Bugger
& to also add
Thanks HEAPS to those who have worked SO hard on inspections etc.
Maybe next year :?
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Re: Lake Inspections 2012

Post by zork » Sun May 20, 2012 4:08 pm

Thanks for trying guys.

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Re: Lake Inspections 2012

Post by harky » Sun May 20, 2012 4:25 pm

Tough call but the right one in the circumstances.

A huge THANK YOU in appreciation of all the efforts that so many people have put in doing the lake inspections and also keeping us all informed through every type of communication. WE owe you a beer/wine or several. Next meeting....
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Re: Lake Inspections 2012

Post by RGV » Sun May 20, 2012 4:51 pm

Just came in from getting my bike back together. All ready for the next T&T i spose.

Thanx to all involved in trying to get us a run at the lake.

When is the next T&T and will it be at Tailem Bend on Lake Omeo?

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Re: Lake Inspections 2012

Post by Greg Watters » Sun May 20, 2012 5:08 pm

And the AGM

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