Snowy Hydro places great emphasis on ensuring we work closely with all stakeholders and the communities that exist around the Snowy Scheme and downstream from our water releases. One area we have been working closely with this year is the Upper Murray region regarding the release of water from Khancoban Pondage. Over recent months, some of the senior management team have been meeting with landholders from Khancoban to Jingellic on the Upper Murray River to improve mutual understanding of the operations of the Snowy Scheme, our Water licence obligations, the various agencies accountable for river management and also detailing the
Snowy Hydro NEWS is our community newsletter which is published throughout the year and distributed right across the Snowy Mountains region. Snowy Hydro NEWS contains interesting articles and project updates to keep our local and broader community informed about our business and what we do. The December 2013 edition has now been released and is available from the link below. Hard copies can also be collected from Snowy Hydro visitor facilities in Cooma, Cabramurra and Khancoban, as well as tourist information centres across the Snowy Mountains Region. Download the latest Snowy Hydro NEWS here! – Dec 2013
Snowy Hydro cloud seeding trial delivers 14% more snow- independent review proves that cloud seeding worksJune 8th, 2010
The outcomes of a major scientific research project, recently tabled with the NSW Government, has shown that cloud seeding can increase snowfalls by 14%. The report on the Snowy Precipitation Enhancement Research Project describes in detail, the findings of a 6 year cloud seeding trial being conducted by Snowy Hydro over the Snowy Mountains region of New South Wales. Snowy Hydro Cloud Seeding Project Director, Mr John Denholm, said: “We were particularly pleased by the findings of the independent scientific evaluation that concluded that under the right conditions, snow falls were shown to increase by 14%.” Mr Denholm added: “Two
On the weekend I had the pleasure of attending the 60th Anniversary of the Snowy Scheme. It was a terrific opportunity to speak personally with some of the many people involved in building the Scheme. The activities provided by both Snowy Hydro at various locations, the Snowy Scheme Association and Engineers Australia were well attended and appropriate to mark the 60th Anniversary weekend. The Company today is a testament to what we were. The Snowy Scheme is a physical, steel and concrete, tribute to the men and women of the Snowy Scheme construction period. Their achievements have been exhaustively researched, thoroughly documented,
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