WA Govt proudly wastes more money on water as Perth dams fill

No limit to water madness over decades in Western Australia. [1] Refusal for decades to manage catchments – see 2002 press. [2] Refusal for decades to use desal Wellington Dam water for metro supply, see next link – [3] Refusal for decades to use mega quantities of desal wheatbelt water constantly wasting to sea in … Continue reading WA Govt proudly wastes more money on water as Perth dams fill

2011 update 37 year Perth dams catchment rainfall trend – nearly a Thousand GL of water wasted over 15 years by not managing catchments

In 2011 the Perth region has enjoyed an above average rain year – as shown in my graphic of 37 years of Perth dams catchment region May-October rainfall. This second graphic shows the constant decline in “catchment efficiency” CE since the late 1990’s – which was about the last time water authorities did much to … Continue reading 2011 update 37 year Perth dams catchment rainfall trend – nearly a Thousand GL of water wasted over 15 years by not managing catchments

2010 update 36 year Perth dams catchment rainfall trend

The Perth region has had a record dry year and this is shown in my graphic of 36 years of Perth dams catchment region May-October rainfall. However there is no statistically significant evidence the catchments are experiencing a continuing decline in rainfall – as expressed in the slogan “our drying climate” – the greenhouse doomster … Continue reading 2010 update 36 year Perth dams catchment rainfall trend

Perth dam catchments have magical water repellent properties

Last February there was widespread heavy rain over SW Western Australia causing much flooding across many districts – Engineers Australia. Yet I can not see evidence that water was measured flowing into Perth dams. The rain for Perth catchments was mostly on the 10th Feb. I have kept screen shots of the “Rainfall at Perth … Continue reading Perth dam catchments have magical water repellent properties

Perth dam catchments rainfall – how much is that?

It is obvious that BoM and Water Corporation rain stations are low down in catchments near the various dams – convenient near roads and easy for staff to monitor. Click on Select Using Map – Large areas of the catchments are not monitored by BoM rainfall stations. In 1997 this contour map showed annual average … Continue reading Perth dam catchments rainfall – how much is that?