autumn rain

running free at the lake

Overnight on Friday Perth had 18mm of rain and the mud island in the middle of Lake Gwelup is no more. The waters are rising with this good start to winter.

water level markers May 2016

The newly planted sedges are still a long way from the water, but the downpour soaked them.

newly planted sedges

The view from the north shore with blue waters all the way across, last week’s muddy island inundated.

the north shore

The water is creeping up towards the boardwalk, but isn’t quite there.

water creeping towards the boardwalk

The drainage ditches either side of the boardwalk are starting to fill.

drainage ditch beside of the boardwalk

Low water a month ago in April. Click to enlarge to see the mud island in the centre of the lake.

water level markers April 2016

=^.^=

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