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Water Supply Requirements for Fire Fighting in Victorian Bushfire Prone Areas

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Victoria has a sub-Mediterranean climate, and like the rest of Australia, experiences hot dry summers where bush fires are common and often devastating. Victoria is considered one of the highest bushfire risk areas in the world; the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires, which claimed 173 lives, and destroyed more than 2000 ho ...

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Water Supply Requirements for Fire Fighting in NSW Bushfire Prone Areas

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Australia is a semi-arid country with hot, dry summers. As such, rural areas are particularly prone to bushfires — rural New South Wales is no exception. Homeowners, particularly those living in rural areas, need to consider this when planning and building their homes. In rural bushfire areas, an adequate water reten ...

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Water Supply Requirements for Fire Fighting in Queensland Bushfire Prone Areas

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Queensland is notorious for its bushfires with the fire season typically being between August and January. In the 2002 to 2003 fire season, 2800 bushfires scorched 8 million hectares. End of December 2013, hundreds of campers and visitors lapping up the sun on North Stradbroke Island had to be evacuated due to bushfi ...

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