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Notice to Mariners No 18 of 2020

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20 July 2020

HARBORS AND NAVIGATION ACT 1993

SOUTH AUSTRALIA – RIVER MURRAY – MEASURING STATIONS

Mariners are advised that the Department for Environment and Water has installed six new salinity measuring stations in the River Murray and its tributaries at the following locations:

  • Lake Bonney near the north-western inlet in position 34° 11’ 55.3” S, 140° 25’ 30.4” E.  The measuring station consists of a floating pontoon (approximate size 3m x 2m) and is marked with yellow St Andrews crosses and a yellow flashing light.
  • Lake Bonney near the Barmera historic jetty in position 34° 14’ 55.1” S, 140° 27’ 32.4” E.  The measuring station consists of a yellow floating buoy equipped with a yellow flashing light.
  • Near Cobdogla in position 34° 15’ 49.3” S, 140° 23’ 09.8” E.  The measuring station consists of a floating pontoon (approximate size 3m x 2m) and is marked with yellow St Andrews crosses and a yellow flashing light.
  • Tanyaca Creek in the Pike floodplain, 150m upstream of the new Tanyaca Regulator in position 34° 13’ 34.9” S, 140° 46’ 13.1” E.  The measuring station consists of a floating pontoon (approximate size 3m x 2m) and is marked with yellow St Andrews crosses and a yellow flashing light.
  • Splash Creek in the Murray River National Park in position 34° 20’ 51.9” S, 140° 31’ 49.6” E.  The measuring station consists of a floating pontoon (approximate size 3m x 2m) and is marked with yellow St Andrews crosses and a yellow flashing light.
  • Northern Arm of Eckert Creek in the Murray River National Park in position 34° 18’ 50.2” S, 140° 34’ 30.2” E.  The measuring station consists of a floating pontoon (approximate size 3m x 2m) and is marked with yellow St Andrews crosses and a yellow flashing light.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution in the area.

GORDON PANTON

Manager Marine Safety and Compliance

Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

20 July 2020

DPTI 2017/02277/01

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