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Raking the Tamar is not the silver bullet solution it seems

Caitlin Jarvis
Updated January 19 2021 - 8:47am, first published January 18 2021 - 7:30pm
SILT REMOVAL: A raking ship removes silt from the Tamar Estuary in 2017. Raking occurred in the river between 2012 and 2018. Picture: file
SILT REMOVAL: A raking ship removes silt from the Tamar Estuary in 2017. Raking occurred in the river between 2012 and 2018. Picture: file

Sediment build-up in the Tamar estuary has been a cause of frustration for residents for years, but was the previous solution of raking the silt really worth it?

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Caitlin Jarvis

Caitlin Jarvis

Senior Journalist

I have worked in the Tasmanian digital/print media for 11 years, spanning two newsrooms. I have developed a keen interest in agricultural, development and education news, as well as issues-based long-form journalism. Contact me at caitlin.jarvis@examiner.com.au

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