Levee controlled through great management

WELL ORGANISED: New Clarence Nambucca Deputy Region Controller Michael Stubbs.
WELL ORGANISED: New Clarence Nambucca Deputy Region Controller Michael Stubbs.

AS THE FLOOD water started topping the levee on Fry St, Grafton, SES incident controller Michael Stubbs was the man who ordered in the troops.

"It was actually fairly organised," Mr Stubbs said.

"Council staff along with SES volunteers and local residents all chipped in."

Everyone formed lines and moved the sand bags in as quickly as possible.

Standing behind those working on the wall were police swift water technicians, who were on standby in case the wall itself collapsed.

"We all knew it was the lowest point in the levee, if it went it was really going to gush in."

Topics:  flood




Local Real Estate

finda logo
Featured Real Estate
This home makes you feel... $525,000
House 4 2 2
Immaculately presented... $575,000
House 4 2 2
Fully Renovated - Self... $589,000
House 5 3 2
Solid Brick Home with an... $420,000
House 3 1 2

Featured Jobs

finda logo

Tweed jobs listed daily


Featured Jobs
Spirelight Brand... Tweed Heads Full Time
PA/ LEGAL SECRETARY/... Ocean Shores Full Time
Looking for a Cabinet... Tweed Heads Contract


Local Partners

LATEST DEALS AND OFFERS

Job Listings

Search for your next job now.
Learn More

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Property Listings

Post an ad from $30
Learn More

Local Profile

Stay Connected

Get the news as it happens, in your inbox

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Special Offers

Latest deals and offers

Horoscopes

Virgo

You may need to limit your choices and destinations if travel is on the cards. Your plans will have to fit your budget. You have to crawl...

read more

Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save