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Yikes that's looking pretty close to the road.
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A bunch of old big trees are painted for removal on Pandosy by Sutherland.
I think they were marked yesterday.
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featfan wrote:A bunch of old big trees are painted for removal on Pandosy by Sutherland.
I think they were marked yesterday.


Like I said earlier, this could backfire big time once the trees are removed..... 3 words: creek bank erosion
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GordonH wrote:
featfan wrote:A bunch of old big trees are painted for removal on Pandosy by Sutherland.
I think they were marked yesterday.


Like I said earlier, this could backfire big time once the trees are removed..... 3 words: creek bank erosion


Very possible, I figure they are going by "dammed if you do, dammed if you don't". Likely they want to avoid potential blockages through falling trees, but that is just my personal assumption.
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featfan wrote:A bunch of old big trees are painted for removal on Pandosy by Sutherland.
I think they were marked yesterday.

GordonH wrote:Like I said earlier, this could backfire big time once the trees are removed..... 3 words: creek bank erosion

dominik wrote:Very possible, I figure they are going by "dammed if you do, dammed if you don't". Likely they want to avoid potential blockages through falling trees, but that is just my personal assumption.


Exactly
Of course every Spring run-off a little more property will be lost to bank erosion.
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I suggest that the majority of the trees that were removed were Willows, they do shed a lot over the season. The root balls are being left in place so that there is minimal soil disturbance along the banks of the creek. Should hold us over for this year and next.
I don't know, I am just suggesting that this might be the thoughts behind the "pruning". Maybe TreeGuy could chime in here and give us his thoughts?
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[email protected] 13:40hrs

Water level down 2 inches!
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oldtrucker wrote:[email protected] 13:40hrs

Water level down 2 inches!

thats good to hear. i drove thru there about 7am and the creek looked very high all along bullman
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I drove down Enterprise yesterday, they were building a Dyke along the road.

Noticed Mill Creek breached its banks just before Enterprise and Hwy 33 lights.
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To those who are working hard at flood prevention...I/we applaud you!
The work crews are really organized! :smt045
Very impressed and grateful! :up:
Just say it as it is!
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2018-05-02 @14:29hrs
Up 3-4 inches and rising. Notable increase in velocity. Another 8 inches ish, and it will be pouring over the road.
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Thanks OldTrucker, I drove past there today and definitely noticed a change in the flow. It is impressive how fast this changes.
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[email protected]:51hrs
This pic was taken at 1900hrs. Just checked at 2151hrs and the water is now moving onto Bulman Rd. Up one inch per hour.
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I'm surprised there isn't any sandbags there.
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Frisk wrote:I'm surprised there isn't any sandbags there.

It wouldn't make any difference even if the entire river was sandbagged. Water still has to go down the floodplain. It's a bit of a trip, but I'll check it in a few hours.
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