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Pacific Highway upgrade threatens Emigrant Creek water catchment

The Emigrant Creek water catchment overlooking Lennox Heads in Ballina Shire near the far north coast of New South Wales is the easternmost water catchment in Australia. Having the highest and most reliable rainfall yield in that region of Australia, it supplies 30,000 inhabitants of Ballina and Lennox Heads.

Letters to Northern Rivers Echo concerning the Emigrant Creek catchment

Motorway magic tricks, 2 Nov 2006

Crikey! The RTA people must be magicians. They say they can improve the quality of Ballina’s drinking water by constructing a motorway through the Emigrant Creek water catchment (environment protected). This is what they will do on only two of the 63 properties impacted. (A selection of magic tricks).

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