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25 FEB

7 Facts About Cyclone Oma

7 Facts About Cyclone Oma [With Links to Resources]   Cyclone Oma has been a looming threat to Australian coastlines for over a week now, but did you know that the cyclone has already had a devastating impact on some […]

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20 FEB

Record heat and drought drain dams dry. Don’t let it drain your wallet.

The record hot weather is not only taking its toll on our water supply but will affect the wallet of citizens in the greater Sydney water supply area. The ongoing heat, which has smashed several temperature records, in combination with […]

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25 JAN

Heatwaves – Things to consider

On the eve of the Australia Day long weekend, Australia is bracing itself for a yet another record heatwave over the weekend. The heatwave has and will, hit a big part of the country again with its furnace like conditions. Severe […]

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16 JAN

Fried eggs and downpours

There is no doubt that the weather was rather moody last year. 2018 seemed to be a record year of sorts with one record after the other being broken. The weather appeared to be all over the place – all […]

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05 DEC

What does watching paint dry and a drought have in common?

Have you ever painted a wall, or anything really, and tried to watch the paint dry? Watching paint dry is a slow process (if you ever do it), which seems to take forever and this is what it is like […]

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03 NOV

A Long, Hot, Dry Summer is on its Way

That Australia is the driest inhabited continent on earth – well we all knew that didn’t we? What ‘dry’ means became abundantly clear after this September, as it was the driest September on record yet. Whilst the blaring sun may […]

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22 OCT

Rain – still a scarce phenomenon in 2018 and beyond

Rain drops are falling on my head…this familiar tune has been on everyone lips recently. At least on the east coast of Australia. This may be an unusual melody this time of the year as spring is associated with a […]

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28 SEP

Drought in Australia

Australia is the world’s driest inhabited continent and droughts are a common occurrence.  Twelve major droughts have been recorded in Australia since 1860. A drought is an unusually long period of rainfall deficiency comparative to past levels, with the drought […]

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13 SEP

Water as a building block for life

Water is found everywhere on earth, from the glaciers and waterfalls of Iceland to the underground water in The Great Artesian Basin in Australia; water is estimated to cover around 70% of the Earth’s surface. Water is an essential component […]

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