Former emergency services minister says raising dam wall won't stop flooding

Updated March 23 2021 - 11:57am, first published 9:24am
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Picture: Simon Bennett
Picture: Simon Bennett

Floodwaters are again putting homes and businesses at risk across the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley region. However former emergency services minister, and Colong Foundation for Wilderness chair, Bob Debus said it was 'dangerously misleading' to suggest floods could be stopped by raising the Warragamba Dam wall.


Kayla Osborne

News and Sport Journalist

Australian Community Media journalist with almost ten year's experience in providing quality community news. I am a proud Macarthur local working for the Camden Advertiser, Campbelltown-Macarthur Advertiser and Wollondilly Advertiser.

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