29 Jun 2020

Groundwater survey - some rare good news

From Nine To Noon, 9:25 am on 29 June 2020
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Photo: RNZ/Melanie Phipps

A GNS groundwater study suggests South Dunedin is not as prone as feared to flooding exacerbated by tidal movements and sea- level rise. Report lead author, GNS principal scientist Dr Simon Cox explains the study's surprising findings to Lynn Freeman, and how engineering to mitigate flooding could be more straightforward than previously anticipated.