Above is a schematic diagram of a gravity-fed mini-Bradfield Scheme transporting water from the coastal rivers via a levy/pipeline combination (blue) to the storage and distribution lakes on the Great Dividing Range (green).
The levy would accumulate water from the … Read the rest
Sir Leo Hielscher and Sir Frank Moore have updated the Bradfield Scheme, originally conceived in the 1930s by the man who designed the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The proposal calls for a series of dams, pipelines and irrigation channels across … Read the rest
Fraser Anning and Leon Ashby will be flying around and showing contour maps of 3 proposed water diversion schemes
1 – Bradfield (Hells Gate to Muttaburra & Aramac) via Pentland
2 – Walsh, Tate, Einasleigh, Gilbert Rivers diverted to Richmond… Read the rest
Stages 1, 2, 3, 4.… Read the rest
Low water delivery costs of major irrigation projects are critical to the potential return on investment for government and private sector investors. The fully pumped irrigation schemes would only be viable in circumstances of high prices or high-value products.
The … Read the rest