Since the Kings Highway was first constructed, the Clyde Mountain area has been subject to landslips affecting transport to and from the South Coast, with landslips strongly correlated to high rainfall events. Following a landslip which closed the Kings Highway for 6 days in 2012, RMS engaged a geologist to produce an options report to reduce slope risk at Clyde Mountain on the Kings Highway.
The large rock slide of approximately 930 m3 . . .
Nambucca Shire was faced with the decision to Waterproof the Shire against major droughts or curtail the expansion of the area. This large project was carried out at a great expense for the Shire over and above normal commitments of a rural council.
The project consisted of the construction of a 5000ML earth filled off river storage dam to store water from an expanded bore field together with the upgrading of head-works, pipelines and . . .
Coffs Harbours presentation for flood events is around 45 minutes due to the mountainous nature of the hinterland.
Council has provided 14 rainguage stations throughout the whole catchment to alert of an impending flood event, these sites were selected in consultation with the SES and BOM, a special feature of these facilities is that the systems were designed and installed by Councils own staff.
The benefit to the community occurs as . . .
It was a tale of distress and delight. The imminent highway bypass of Kempsey, substantial service industry job losses, economic stimulus via a new employment-generating land zone, RMS highway service centre designation, developers ready to build AND NO WATER SUPPLY!!!
Design it, fund it, get Council approval, build it and away we go.
Hang on a minute. Have you seen the state of the existing infrastructure we are connecting to? The . . .
The Ryde River Walk project addresses local and regional objectives for improving recreational opportunities, active transport, public health and community well-being. The trail encourages walking and cycling within the City of Ryde by connecting existing foreshore parks with recreational trails, community facilities, natural environments, urban centres and public transport hubs.
The twelve-kilometre bridge-to-bridge Ryde River Walk . . .