Driving restrictions for Goolwa sand dunes

Driving restrictions for Goolwa sand dunes

Certain areas of the Sir Richard Peninsula (Goolwa Beach) and Murray Mouth are off limits to vehicles and motorbikes. Prohibited areas are clearly marked with signage and barriers.

This area is home to fragile ecosystems, including a number of rare and endangered bird and plant species. The area is also culturally significant for the Ngarrindjeri people. Driving onto sand dunes disturbs these sites. Once this happens, sand starts drifting, making it very difficult for the sites to recover.

The area is patrolled by SA Water staff and a security company.

  • Major faults

  • Underway

  • Field St
  • Whyalla Playford
  • 22/03/2018
  • Water On
  • 23/03/2018 12:10 AM - We are on-site responding to an incident in Whyalla Playford. Water should now be back on. Our crews may remain on site to perform further work. Traffic restrictions may also apply. Reference Number WO: 06283736.
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  • Scheduled works

  • Underway
  • Torrens Rd
  • Renown Park
  • 22/03/2018
  • Upgrade
  • Estimated start time (water off): 22/03/2018 9:00 PM
    Estimated restore time (water back on): 22/03/2018 5:00 AM

    As part of the required water main upgrade program and the ongoing Torrens Road to River Torrens project, SA Water will be undertaking a water main link-in along Torrens Rd, Renown Park on Thursday 22 March 9:00pm to 5:00am. Traffic restrictions may also apply.

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