- Rivers SOS is an alliance of over 40 environmental and community groups concerned with the protection of the integrity of river systems and water sources from the impacts of mining and other extractive industries.
Author Archives: Rivers SOS
How our Water Supplies are being Sold Down the Drain We concur with protests made by various groups about the Strategic Regional Land Use Policy and the Aquifer Interference Policy, released last Tuesday by the O’Farrell government. The NSW Farmers’ Association is “bitterly … Continue reading
The committee appointed by Minister Robyn Parker in 2011 to run an inquiry into the drying up of the Thirlmere Lakes held a public meeting at Thirlmere School last night, to outline its draft report, released last week and available … Continue reading
The Thirlmere Lakes Inquiry Committee will present their draft Report at a public meeting on Friday July 6 at the Thirlmere Primary School Hall, 6pm- 8pm. With short notice, no publicity and putting it on a Friday night, we fear … Continue reading
Background: Many local people including the Mayor and Councillors of Wollondilly Shire have been mourning the drying up of the five Thirlmere Lakes, which continued to dry even after the drought broke in 2008. By 2010, many were convinced that … Continue reading