Monday, 26 April 2010

Waters on the Rise

After such a steady rain, the waters surrounding Otautau - the Otautau Stream and the Aparima River - are on the rise and looking impressive. Otautau Stream from traffic bridge looking west
It hasn't been this wide in a long time.

Otautau Stream looking east
The 'island' that used to be in the middle was removed a few months ago by SDC. Now the waters flow freely.


Willows under water at Aparima River

Aparima River from bridge near Otautau
The thing in the middle is a big tree trunk, as big as a car, floating downstream like a feather.

There was some flooding noted at Lieman Street near the Otautau Main Road but not too bad. More like a big puddle.

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