Travel Warning. Fires create new problems with our water.

In true Aussie spirit, many travellers are wanting to head off and support the towns impacted by the recent fires. Even with the millions of dollars being promised to go to those who really need it, there are other businesses that just need trade, not aid. This is great, but proceed with caution! Our water quality has changed and at the moment the authorities don’t have all the answers. It’s new territory for them as well. Add to that, some water treatment plants have been damaged and are still under repair. Let’s step back before the fires, we had the drought. Water levels were getting lower as it was. Some councils, that usually run off a dam system {surface water}...

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