What a dam debarcle

The truth slowly emerges.

Wivenhoe dam engineers have been given security guards after they appeared in front of the flood inquiry.

via Guards for flood engineers after threats.

That last link is a video.

And the QLD premier, soon-to-be-ousted Anna Bligh, has distanced herself from any responsibility – not a good look. Reminds one of some sort of aquatic version of Nero.


SENIOR Queensland cabinet minister Stephen Robertson has been recalled to the state’s floods inquiry as it zeroes in on evidence that Brisbane’s main dam was mismanaged in the days before the city went under water.

Essentially, they acted two days too late to release excess water. By the time they acted, there was too much water and Brisbane suffered its worst floods since 1974.

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