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Alice Springs recreational dam hydrology report project 6

Details:

Title

Alice Springs recreational dam hydrology report project 6

Creator

Jackson, D.; Paige, D.

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Report no. 12/1979

Date

1979-10-01

Notes

Date:1979-10

Language

English

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Report no. 12/1979

File type

application/pdf

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/228346

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/674275

Page content

Technical Report WRD79012 Viewed at 00:02:46 on 18/02/2010 Page 63 of 153. I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I 38 Rainfall data for the 1965 storms and the first two storms of 1979 are shown in Table 2. Tabla 2 RAINFALL (1965 AND 1979 STORNS) mm RAINFALL STATION water Resources Branch Bond Springs Turnoff Bond Springs (p 1uvi9grapn) Big Dipper (G.S.006047) t-lt. Lloyd (pluviograph) Yuendum u Road Station Creek 12 Mile Flynn'sGrave Dndoolya Road Note s. N R No Record. 7/3/65 8 .. 1 NR o 21.1 16.3 7.6 NR NR NR NR DATE 18-19/3/65 11.9 NR 0.5 45. 7 15 23. 1 NR NR NR NR 22/1/79 44 44 26 44.5 25 40 39 51 31. 6 From Table 2, both storms in 1965 appear to have been centred on the Charles and Collyer Creek Catchments. The storm which occured on the 22/1/79 was generally widespread whereas that which occured on the 3/2/79 3/2/79 7. 5 3.1 7 2 2 40 38 2 2.5 was concentrated in the upper part of the Todd Catchment north of Bond Springs. Comparing the a=eal distribution of rainfall for the January 1979 storm with tho distribution of the 1965 storms it can be seen that the contributing area for the 1965 flows (i.e. approximately west of the Stuart Highway) forms part of the contributing area for the 1979 flo\~.


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