Tag: river

White water rafting business forced to move south as King River dries up

Posted December 12, 2015 14:45:22 Photo: King River Rafting has started operating on the more tame River Derwent because of low water levels on the King River. (Supplied: King River Rafting) Record low rainfall is forcing a Tasmanian rafting business to shift its operations from the west coast to the south in order to survive….


River Torrens flushed to avert blue green algae

Posted December 05, 2015 14:43:56 A burst of hot climate has prompted the SA Atmosphere Department to commence releasing water into the River Torrens to try to avert development of blue green algae in the Torrens Lake near Adelaide’s CBD. The department’s Kym Excellent said water from upstream reservoirs would be flushed by means of…


Shoe discovered in Gold Coast river where Tiahleigh Palmer’s body was discovered

Posted December 04, 2015 12:35:24 A shoe police think belonged to slain Queensland schoolgirl Tiahleigh Palmer has been found in the very same Gold Coast river where her body was identified. Detective Inspector Dave Hutchinson announced these days the shoe was located a few days ago, prompting State Emergency Service volunteers and police divers to…