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An Assessment of Environmental Effects: Table of Contents

Introduction.................................................................................................................4
Locality and geologic setting................................................................................. 4
History......................................................................................................................... 6
Recreational uses.................................................................................................... 7
Animal life................................................................................................................... 8
Hydrology.................................................................................................................... 9
Botany.......................................................................................................................... 9
Archaeology............................................................................................................... 9
Aquatic life............................................................................................................... 10

Parapara catchment.............................................................................................. 11
Access roading....................................................................................................... 13
Dam rehabilitation................................................................................................... 14
Diversion channel, headworks, tunnel re-opening......................................... 16
Fish pass................................................................................................................... 17

Access roading......................................................................................................... 17
Tunnel re-opening.................................................................................................... 18
Pipeline construction.............................................................................................. 19
Power house & spillway......................................................................................... 20

Conclusions.............................................................................................................. 21
References................................................................................................................ 21
Acknowledgements................................................................................................ 21

1    Hydrology............................................................................................................. 22
2    Botany
3    Archaeology
4    Aquatic life

1    Locality map......................................................................................................... 2
2    Parapara catchment aerial photograph incl property boundaries..........5
3    Locality names..................................................................................................... 6
4    Component parts of the scheme................................................................... 12

I    Richmond Flat Dam from TLHS Bank.............................................................. 1
II    Koaro.................................................................................................................... 10
III   Richmond Flat..................................................................................................... 11
IV   Power House site.............................................................................................. 12
V    Dam crest............................................................................................................ 14
VI   Richmond Flat vegetation................................................................................ 15
VII   Glen Gyle catchment........................................................................................ 17
VIII  Power House site from Parapara River...................................................... 20

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