Planning no good in an emergency

RE Stuart Davie’s letter “Water Storage needed” (Sunraysia Daily, October 31), planning for long dry spells simply is not good enough. We are facing a major emergency that is rapidly getting worse.

In the 40 years up to 1990 aver­age inflows to the Murray were 11,238 gigalitres a year. Since 2001 we have averaged 5490 gigalitres, with only four years exceeding 11,000 gigalitres – the others have averaged 3629 gigalitres.

Sunraysia Daily

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