Tornado Recovery At Sydney Desalination Plant
In 2015 a tornado ravaged the suburb of Kurnell, tearing the roof sheeting of the Sydney Desalination Plant and depositing it into a nearby Crown Lands parcel and sensitive Kurnell Dune Forest Endangered Ecological Community.
The Soil Conservation Service were tasked with the cleanup and removal of sheet metal from the site.
- International flight path
- Endangered ecological community (Kurnell Dune Forest)
- Endangered species (Grey Headed Flying Fox Camp)
- Limited access
- Challenging terrain
- High erosion risk
- Heavily forested area
- Bush fire.
Page last updated/reviewed: 27 Apr 2019