14/12/2016

Warning: Murray River, Mildura area

A drop in river levels is expected in the Murray River, Mildura area.

The Murray River, Mildura region, is expected to progressively drop by approximately 1.5m by Sunday, December 18.

Club Marine advises members to adjust your boat’s moorings to accommodate the fall in river levels and to minimise potential damage to your vessel and surrounds.

Please also be vigilant when on the water and keep good watch for debris and submerged objects, such as tree trunks and branches, which could cause damage to vessels and endanger people engaging in towsports.

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) is reinstating the weirs on the Murray River in Victoria and New South Wales during December as the floods pass downstream into South Australia. For more information, read the MDBA media release here.

Boat owners requiring emergency assistance during the low-water period can contact Baldwin Boats, Mildura. Contact details: phone (03) 5022 7596. Web: www.baldwinboats.com.au.

Postcodes affected by Murray River low-water levels include:

2717 Coomealla
2717 Dareton
2738 Gol Gol
2739 Buronga
2648 Wentworth
2717 Dareton
2737 Euston
3496 Cardross
3496 Cullulleraine
3496 Meringur
3496 Merrinee
3496 Neds Corner
3496 Red Cliffs
3496 Sunnycliffs
3496 Werrimul
3498 Irymple
3500 Mildura
3500 Mildura East
3500 Mildura West
3500 Parangi
3501 Hattah
3501 Koorlong
3501 Mildura Centre Plaza
3501 Mildura South
3501 Nichols Point
3502 Mildura
3505 Birdwoodton
3505 Cabarita
3505 Merbein
3505 Merbein South
3505 Merbein West
3505 Wargan
3505 Yelta
3949 Robinvale

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