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THE WIM150 MINERAL SANDS PROJECT 1-Aug-2013 At 2:22:23 PM drdeviousii
I hope this is a troll.

On 1/08/2013 Reluctant wrote:
>Issue to concern climbers - water. Wimmera basin aquifer is already under
>pressure. This is a water intensive process. Now I know climbers don't
>wash a lot but current and any future accomodation especially on the gramps
>north edge will compete for bore water. Prices go up. End of world. Etc.

prices go up? The world ends? Really? WTF? Climbers use fk all water in the Nth Grampians. What bore water? Most people bring their own water because the tanks that are few & far between, & either look or smell bad (quote-unquote).

>Before you say I camp in park, tank water etc, look long term. As more
>bodies compete for tent space accomodation ex park must increase. And that
>means it must have a swimming pool. Look how busy mzlc gets on a hot day
>with its pool.

The park has to get bigger? Swimming pool in the Nth Grampians? WTF?

>And if you want support to alter the proposal mention water to farmers
>in the wimmera and watch the punches fly.

If the farmers are worried about water why don't they ASK climbers or hikers or tourists for support? Instead of filling chocky with a load of BS hysteria.

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