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Lake Ginninderra to be increased in size?

By Thumper - 1 April 2010 22

No links as yet I’m afraid, however, I heard a couple of radio interviews with someone claiming to be from some part of government planning and they put forward the idea that they could increase the size of lake Ginninderra all the way to Dunlop and West Macgregor by removing the dam wall, creating a new dam wall somewhere behind Dunlop and letting it flood, thus creating a wonderful wildlife corridor and tourist attraction. There was also some talk of using the increased lake space as a water ferry sort of service to get to Belconnen mall from the outer west belconnen suburbs.

An interesting concept. Has anyone heard further on this proposal?

What’s Your opinion?


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Lake Ginninderra to be increased in size?
jasere 12:53 pm 01 Apr 10

Thumper said :

They did mention something about skiing and power boats as well…

well your are going to need them when your riches from trash and treasure are under water

p1 12:41 pm 01 Apr 10

Thumper said :

Yes, the possibilities are endless. They did mention something about skiing and power boats as well…

The part that worries me is that the lake will flood a substantial length of existing cycle-ways, necessitating a increase in on-road cycle-paths.

Thumper 12:36 pm 01 Apr 10

Thanks P1, I was hoping someone had some links to prove that it wasn’t a hoax.

Yes, the possibilities are endless. They did mention something about skiing and power boats as well…

SmileOnTrial 12:31 pm 01 Apr 10

If i read this after 12 does it mean it didnt get me?

Jungle Jim 12:23 pm 01 Apr 10

Muttsybignuts said :

Too much work. Belconnen has too many hills. Much easier to just flood the entire Tuggeranong Valley and sell the submerged Hyperdome as a world class Dive site.

And this is just what we expect from non-Tuggweigans.

OzChick 12:13 pm 01 Apr 10

Ha. I knew it was an April fool joke. Suckers.

p1 12:13 pm 01 Apr 10

A Map of the Project clearly shows how it will benefit a large segment of the Belconnon community.

The introduction of water buses servicing routes from Kippax to Charnwood and Belconnen mall will offer a much needed invigoration to ACTION.

The creation of water front residential properties would instantly increase the value of many residences previously considered the Charny slums.

The possible options for new public artwork sites are almost limitless, the Chief Ministers has been quoted as saying.

PBO 11:42 am 01 Apr 10

sloppery said :

Flood belconnen – the place is a tip and this might help remove the smell.

Thats what i would expect from a Non-Belconite, Are you Tuggburnean?

Danman 11:30 am 01 Apr 10

Nice one thumper – Got me hook line and sinker until I saw my rolodex shouting April 01

sloppery 10:33 am 01 Apr 10

Flood belconnen – the place is a tip and this might help remove the smell.

Thoroughly Smashed 10:31 am 01 Apr 10

RiotPost said :

For further info on this proposed project see the date stamp.

Well aren’t you a smarty pants then.

Muttsybignuts 10:27 am 01 Apr 10

Too much work. Belconnen has too many hills. Much easier to just flood the entire Tuggeranong Valley and sell the submerged Hyperdome as a world class Dive site.

jasere 10:09 am 01 Apr 10

Just Flood the Mall all the way up to Dunlop everything in-between left and right needs a good clean anyway the peasants and the area in general are starting to smell

p1 9:57 am 01 Apr 10

RiotPost said :

For further info on this proposed project see the date stamp.

That’s what I was thinking. Sounds good though.

RiotPost 9:28 am 01 Apr 10

For further info on this proposed project see the date stamp.

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