Sunday, March 1, 2015

Maitland's flood level indicators have all but disappeared

From the Maitland Mercury report:
Woodville resident Lynette Huckstadt is on a mission to see Maitland’s 1955 flood level indicators replaced on power poles across the city.
While on her rounds as a Maitland Community Care Services volunteer, Mrs Huckstadt noticed the once-familiar blue and white Public Works signs had been taken down.
Despite asking questions about their removal at last weekend’s 1955 flood display at Maitland Town Hall, Mrs Huckstadt has not received any convincing answers.
“I noticed the signs were missing for some months now while I travel with clients on the community bus,” she said.
“I spoke to Maitland City Council and Local Land Services to find out where the signs had gone.
“But no one could tell me.”

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Feb. 25, 2015.