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VIDEO – FLOOD WATCH – Killarney Chain of Ponds this morning…

Nov 26, 2021

Video here taken by resident Michael Greentree this morning around 8am at Killarney Chain of Ponds near Oakville, which flows into McKenzies Creek, a tributary of the Hawkesbury River.


Long time Hawkesbury resident Mr Greentree says it’s been a natural ford for a very long time and after the March floods Hawkesbury Council put in sandstone blocks for bank stabilisation but many of those have been swept aside this morning.


“Unfortunately this is a natural ford,” he says. “It will constantly flood during moderate and heavy rain and it is a total waste of ratepayer and taxpayer money pretending this

flood-prone waterway can be tamed,” he says.


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