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DAM FAILURE EVACUATION WARNING Upper and Lower Mooney Dams
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Upper and Lower Mooney Dams
What is happening:
Heavy rain over the last 24 hours has caused the Lower Moony Dam to start to spill.
More heavy rain is predicted over the next 12 hours.
NSW SES is advising residents in downstream of the Lower Mooney Dam to prepare to evacuate.
Residents should monitor the situation and be prepared to evacuate when instructed to do so.
A Dam Failure Evacuation Order will be issued by the NSW SES if evacuation is required.
Where to go if Evacuation is required: Wherever possible, people should go and stay with family or friends, or make other accommodation arrangements
What you need to do:
Simple things you can do now:
Lift personal possessions and important items.
Make preparations to take pets, essential items, warm clothes, medicines, insurance documents and valuables with you.
Share this information with family, friends and neighbours and help others where possible.
For more information on: For the latest information listen to your local ABC radio station, Follow us on Facebook at /NSWSES or our website at www.ses.nsw.gov.au Latest Weather, Warnings, Rainfall and River heights: www.bom.gov.au/nsw/ Road Closures: www.livetraffic.com.au or 131 701 or your local Council.
For emergency help in floods and storms, call the NSW State Emergency Service on 132 500. In life threatening situations call triple zero (000) immediately.