Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Drainage Woes at Moore Park Beach

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Drainage Woes at Moore Park Beach

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Byline: Lea Emery

WATER at Moore Park Beach is causing havoc for a cane farming family who have not been able to get on to their property to harvest due to the wet.

Drainage problems in the area have stopped Larry and Maryann Borg from harvesting about 500 tonnes of cane on their Murdoch's Linking Road property.

C[pounds sterling]If we can't harvest, we won't be able to make ends meet for the next 12 months,C[yen] Mr Borg said.

C[pounds sterling]I want the drain cleaned. We've paid our rates and drainage should be included in that.C[yen]

The couple met with Member for Burnett Rob Messenger and council representatives yesterday to discuss what would happen with the stagnant water.

C[pounds sterling]We've been complaining since early this year, but they say they are doing everything they can in doing surveys of the waterway,C[yen] Mr Borg said.

Bundaberg regional councillor Wayne Honor said the surveys were to see if there were any blockages. …

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