Friday, March 8, 2013

City’s history of flooding

From the Maitland Mercury report:
There are three generations of Maitland people who have never experienced a flood, are unaware of the city’s devastating flood history and the realisation that it can happen again.
The message about Maitland’s flood risk was driven home to the public at Maitland Town Hall yesterday in time for the 1955 flood’s 58th anniversary.
Residents, flood survivors, members of the community and school students were invited to look at photographs, watch a film and collect information at the event.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Feb. 27, 2013.