Below are several different albums of photos taken around the Lower Lakes and Lower Murray before and during the drought.
Photos of the Lower Lakes, River Murray and Murray Mouth during the drought on the 'Photo Map'
Photos over 4 years near Clayton Bay 2006-2009
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Acid Sulphate Soils Exposed - May 2009
Recent rains bring sulphuric acid to the surface, Currency Creek
School chalk (Calcium carbonate) dissolving in the acid
Acid Sulphate Soils Worsening - June 15 2009
Recent rains have brought acid to surface. Remediation with limestone mounds not effective for such a large area so aerial trials starting. Water is turning acidic.
Wind carrying acid sulphate soils towards homes
Windblown sand 2009