Water, Water…

I thought I would show you a comparison of how much the water levels around here vary with the slightest bit of rain.  The land just seems incapable of retaining water unless it is in the lower paddock.

From this

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To this

Turallo creek. As you can see it is much lower than before, but still actually higher than normal!
Turallo creek. As you can see it is much lower than before, but still actually higher than normal!

 

From this

It rained a touch today. These 2 creeks are normally crossable at this point!
It rained a touch today. These 2 creeks are normally crossable at this point!

To this

This is the same place as before where Turallo Creek meets the minor mountain stream. Last time I couldn't get near to it safely! A few days later and whilst the water levels are still high, I can now safely cross it again.
This is the same place as before where Turallo Creek meets the minor mountain stream. Last time I couldn’t get near to it safely! A few days later and whilst the water levels are still high, I can now safely cross it again.

And from this

Water, water.... Australia is hot and dry apparently!
Water, water…. Australia is hot and dry apparently!

To this

Turallo Creek and one of the crossing points. If you look to the left of the photo you will also see one of the barricades created by fallen debris. There is a very good pool on the other side. You would almost think we had beavers!
Turallo Creek and one of the crossing points. If you look to the left of the photo you will also see one of the barricades created by fallen debris. There is a very good pool on the other side. You would almost think we had beavers!

 

And this

This is normally a crossing point on the side creek. Not today. That water is well over a meter deep in the middle!
This is normally a crossing point on the side creek. Not today. That water is well over a meter deep in the middle!

To this

Back to a babbling brook and easily crossable.
Back to a babbling brook and easily crossable.

 

The barricade on Turallo Creek. Naturally made I presume, all of wood, branches and mud. The wildlife probably loves it!
The barricade on Turallo Creek. Naturally made I presume, all of wood, branches and mud. The wildlife probably loves it!

It’s due to rain very heavily all day tomorrow.  So it will be back to the flooding and digging moats around the chook house again, this is to divert water away from this inside of the chook house btw, not to keep the chooks in!

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