Don't Flood The Blue Mountains

The NSW Government wants to raise Warragamba Dam wall by 14m, flooding 4,700 hectares of Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area and national parks.

This will drown the magnificent wild rivers that flow through the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park.

Hundreds of Gundungurra cultural heritage sites will be lost and 48 threatened plant and animal species that inhabit the area will be at risk.

The banks will slump sending soil and silt into Sydney's precious drinking water supplies trees along the banks will die.

We don't need to raise the dam wall. We can reduce the risks of flood and better use our water supply without destroying the wild places we love.

Don't flood the Blue Mountains.

Your petitioners request that the Parliament will:

  • Stop plans to raise the Warragamba Dam wall

  • Protect World Heritage and oppose the flooding of the Blue Mountains

  • Protect Aboriginal cultural heritage

  • Plan for flood management and oppose new development on the floodplain

  • Invest in water efficiency and recycling programs for improved water security.

Who's signing

Damien Atkins
Keelah Lam
Antony Lewis
Adam Halliday
Isabel Costabile
Ann Tierney
Kathryn Reid
Sandra Rasa
Peter Prineas
Max Kettle
Cheryl Maddocks
Matthew Pierce
Josanne Ryan
Sarah O'Connell
Vivianne Mcclintock
Regina Aubermann
Wendy White
Robina Chaffey
Robina Chaffey
Josephine Perret
Christiana Ferreira
Kate Yanz
Jo McEwan
Robert Foody
Michael Shea
Dinah Mitchell
Anna-Rosa Baker
Fiona Kanera
Carlos Catano

Will you sign?


Showing 543 reactions

  • Damien Atkins
    signed 2019-02-12 16:10:43 +1100
  • Keelah Lam
    signed 2019-02-11 01:17:03 +1100
    SAVE OUR WILDLIFE. Use our water conservatively. Charge for lavish consumption. NO NEED TO HEIGHTEN THE DAM
  • Antony Lewis
    signed 2019-02-10 08:30:36 +1100
  • Adam Halliday
    signed 2019-02-09 22:39:56 +1100
  • Isabel Costabile
    signed 2019-02-09 18:42:29 +1100
  • Ann Tierney
    signed 2019-01-30 16:26:24 +1100
  • Kathryn Reid
    signed 2019-01-16 17:43:15 +1100
    Truly disgusted by current governments complete incapacity to be measured informed custodians making decisions that are beneficial, rather than catastrophic, based on sound evidence based data.
  • Sandra Rasa
    signed 2019-01-16 17:00:30 +1100
  • Peter Prineas
    signed 2019-01-16 15:56:51 +1100
    Raising the wall of Warragamba Dam will enable large scale urban development on the Nepean-Hawkesbury flood plain. This must not be allowed. Flood damage can be mitigated with a combination of responses: strictly limiting development on the Nepean-Hawkesbury floodplain; maintaining some air-space behind the existing dam wall; operating the Sydney desalination plant which was built and paid for by the Sydney Water corporation years ago (with an investment in sustainable energy investment to offset emissions); and by implementing water conservation and recycling measures.
  • Max Kettle
    signed 2019-01-16 15:52:55 +1100
  • Cheryl Maddocks
    signed 2019-01-11 10:40:20 +1100
  • Matthew Pierce
    signed 2019-01-10 23:18:27 +1100
  • Josanne Ryan
    signed 2019-01-10 21:26:43 +1100
  • Sarah O'Connell
    signed 2019-01-09 19:06:54 +1100
  • Vivianne Mcclintock
    signed 2019-01-07 15:29:40 +1100
    Stop destroying the world
  • Regina Aubermann
    signed 2019-01-07 10:11:02 +1100
    Makes no sense
  • Wendy White
    signed 2018-12-05 17:29:21 +1100
    Wendy White I am really keen on information about the ongoing campaign to combat this appalling proposal.
  • Robina Chaffey
    signed 2018-11-20 20:35:50 +1100
  • Robina Chaffey
    @bonkerseh tweeted link to this page. 2018-11-20 20:35:24 +1100
  • Robina Chaffey
    signed 2018-11-20 20:35:05 +1100
  • Josephine Perret
    signed 2018-11-12 01:22:24 +1100
  • Christiana Ferreira
    signed 2018-11-07 21:56:21 +1100
  • Kate Yanz
    signed 2018-11-07 10:57:56 +1100
  • Jo McEwan
    signed 2018-11-07 10:19:14 +1100
  • Robert Foody
    signed 2018-11-07 09:19:49 +1100
  • Michael Shea
    signed 2018-11-07 08:14:03 +1100
  • Dinah Mitchell
    signed 2018-11-07 07:40:55 +1100
    Our wild areas are precious and deserve protection for not just us but future generations.
  • Anna-Rosa Baker
    signed 2018-11-07 07:12:51 +1100
  • Fiona Kanera
    signed 2018-11-07 05:59:51 +1100
  • Carlos Catano
    signed 2018-11-06 23:30:51 +1100