PLAYFORD councillor Peter Rentoulis has joined forces with an industry body to lobby State and Federal Governments for more appropriate flood mitigation measures, and financial support, for the Gawler River catchment area.
PRODUCERS in the flood affected areas of the northern Adelaide Plains are well into the recovery process, with some already preparing for the next growing season.
MURRAY Street, near Dead Man’s Pass, was reopened to traffic last Friday after repair works on the flood-damaged ford were completed, with Gawler Council’s repair bill totalling $140,000.
IT was a whirlwind start for new Gawler Caravan Park owners Simon and Alison Eberhard, who took over during the recent statewide thunderstorm.
GAWLER Council will review whether the flood-damaged Murray Street ford at Dead Man’s Pass could have been more flood-resilient,
as repairs will take weeks to complete.
A NEW recovery centre for those people impacted by the recent floods has been opened at Virginia. The Northern Adelaide Plains Flood Recovery Centre opened yesterday at the Virginia Horticultural Centre, on Old Port Wakefield Road, for local growers continuing to be affected by the floods, after the temporary relief centre at Evanston Gardens was […]
DISEASE caused by an inundation of water is a major concern for some Virginia growers who are hopeful of salvaging at least some of their crops following the recent costly floods.
THE recent deluge in Gawler, and surrounds, may have indirectly benefited the region through long-term environmental gains, despite the short-term devastation it caused local growers across the northern Adelaide Plains, according to environmentalists.