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Inquiry into the Alice Springs Recreation Lake : submission by Department of Transport and Works



Inquiry into the Alice Springs Recreation Lake : submission by Department of Transport and Works


Marquardt, A.


E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Report ; 1/1983




Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).


Date:1983-12; Contains: Floodplains Management Alice Springs Impacts of Todd River Flooding. Also filed in Alice miscellansous collection A0342, A0343.



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Report ; 1/1983

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Technical Report WRD83001 Viewed at 14:07:22 on 29/07/2010 Page 31 of 64. or of 8. STTES ON BITTER SPRTNGS CREEK Bitter Springs Herath examined discofu"l ted them. (a) Hydrology Creek four is a sites tributary on the of the Ross River. creek in 1973, and The catchment area to the sites is in the vicinity of 200 square kilometres. Superficially, it might appear that the valley ,.;ould be amenable for a small lake development. (b) Recreation Potential ---The hillsides are relatively steep and access to the waters ___ edge woulc be limited. '._. The sites are about 80 kilometres from Alice S?rings a ~-~>distinct disadvantage. Site Geology '7~C"'.'- whole area com?rises Bitter Springs Limestone. This is from groundwater exploration to be very permeable. the sites would not be feasible because of the al for leakage past the dam and out of the i:npoundment -generally. aspects have been consicered.

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