Archive for the ‘About Hindmarsh Island’ category

Blocking the Murray river

July 19th, 2009

Due to the drought and over-allocation of water upstream of Wellington the bottom end of the Murray River has dried out. The Murray mouth has had dredges at it for the last 7 years dredging to keep it open. Lakes Alexandrina and Albert are drying up and the Goolwa Channel to the barrage has become […]

A barrier is being put across the Goolwa channel between Hindmarsh Island and Clayton and the rocks and fill are being hauled along Randell Road on Hindmarsh Island in large trucks. There is a continuous stream of trucks using the main road on the island and there are warning signs and traffic control at the […]

Van fire on Hindmarsh Island

January 31st, 2009

Had a bit of excitement with a van fire on Bongalong Road, Hindmarsh Island the other day. A report of a van and grass fire. We hopped in our car and went the 2 roads over to have a look. Yep it was on fire but luckily was parked in the middle of the road […]