FLOODED RIVERS - JULY'17

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FLOODED RIVERS - JULY'17

Post by TIDDLER » Sat Jul 22, 2017 1:40 pm

Hi GUYS - ITS BEEN A TRIFLE DAMP HERE :P . OVER 100mls (4" ) OF RAIN IN 24hrs AND STILL MORE TO COME .
POMAHAKA (should be spelt and pronounced poumahaka) ROSE FROM 25 TO OVER 400 CUMECS . THE TAIERI FROM 50 TO OVER 2000 (still rising and a full tide this afternoon to block its escape ) .
THE CLUTHA FROM 300 TO 1800 (dams were low so are able to store and hold flow back )

OVERALL FELLAS - THOSE EXPENSIVE NEW WADERS JUST WONT CUT IT :lol: ..... TAKE CARE OUT THERE :!:



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Re: FLOODED RIVERS - JULY'17

Post by Johnno » Sat Jul 22, 2017 5:05 pm

Nice and sunny at the top of the South. Little rain and a very pleasant 24 km training run today over Gibbs Hill in Wainui, Golden Bay.

Not our turn....



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Re: FLOODED RIVERS - JULY'17

Post by Steve » Sun Jul 23, 2017 9:32 am

90cm of fresh stuff on Mt Hutt, that's a good dumping! So you can guess were we might be once they get it open

Selwyn peaked at 3 times the Rakaia's flow!! - quite the storm! - been a while since there have been these sort of flows, however this morning has dawned sunny so time for everything/one to dry out a bit!



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Re: FLOODED RIVERS - JULY'17

Post by fraser hocks » Mon Jul 24, 2017 8:13 am

Still dry as a bone down this way (Queenstown). The Kawarau usually is running at 450-500 cumecs but its been steadily falling as has been constant at 80cmu since March. In comparison to its usual flow is close to a dry river bed. The rains made it peak to 90 cumecs for a short while and then it was all over. If this keeps up we have a real serious issue on our hands come open season?

90cm on Mt Hut? Hell we didnt even get 9cm down here on Coronet and Remarkable's Steve. The skis think its still summer, as they aren't getting much use :cry:


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Re: FLOODED RIVERS - JULY'17

Post by Andy W » Mon Jul 24, 2017 8:20 am

So much water has come down around Christchurch our old artesian spring (no longer in use) is flowing quite nicely up through the asphalt of the car park... it makes a wonderful water feature - the birds have found it to bath in already.

Was talking to a friend yesterday who lives out West Melton way and his drinking water bore is also flowing at the surface - so the top up has been 40 m. That will do the local spring creeks no end of good for a long time.



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Re: FLOODED RIVERS - JULY'17

Post by fraser hocks » Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:11 pm

Woww... amazing considering we hardly got the paddocks damp down here?


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Re: FLOODED RIVERS - JULY'17

Post by TIDDLER » Mon Jul 24, 2017 1:27 pm

YEH ! ..... I FORGOT TO ADD SOME FIGURES ...... NOON FRI - TO - NOON SATURDAY ..... DUNEDIN AND SURROUNDS.......

SWAMPY SUMMIT - 237 mls ..... 9¼ inches :roll:
WAITATI 166 "
MOSGIEL 160 "
DUNEDIN CITY 125 "
OAMARU 124 "
MIDDLEMARCH 64 "
TIMARU 59 "
BALCLUTHA 45 "

for the non metric 25mls equates to 1inch of rain



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Re: FLOODED RIVERS - JULY'17

Post by TIDDLER » Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:01 pm

SUTTON BRIDGE - ITS HARDLY FISHING BUT THE FORUM IS QUIET AND ITS ON ONE OF NZs LONGEST RIVERS . NZ DOESN'T HAVE MANY BRIDGES OF THIS AGE IN A WORKING STATE . MANY OVERSEAS ANGLERS WILL HAVE A PHOTO OF THIS BRIDGE IN THEIR COLLECTION .
REPAIR ? - REBUILD AS WAS ? OR REPLACE ??

http://www.alamy.com/stock-photo/histor ... river.html

https://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/futu ... ing-report :(



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