spreads (20).gif

Operation Water Security delivering NOW and where it is needed

Operation Water Security, first delivery of IBC water containers have arrived in Eurobodalla and the Bega Valley. Earlier this week, Convoy Missions Australia put the call out for assistance with providing the community with portable water solutions for families and community members who have had water tanks damaged during the fires.

On Saturday 8th Feb the first load of donations arrived.

Hearing the story from Sydney, Joe O Donovan, Carl Hinton and Rob Bird from Urban Impact in Brookvale, Sydney gathered as many 1000L IBC portable water tanks as they could fit and headed south. Joe O Donovan worked directly with Cobargo Bushfire Relief Centre and Carl worked with South Coast Donations Logistics Team to get to those who need it most.

Mathew Hatcher of the South Coast Donation Logistics Team said “This is a fantastic start, but we know there is still a huge need within our community

"If you know someone who needs assistance, please go to: we will do our best to assist you. We are also putting together a list to ensure future missions

Operation Water Storage says "We can't sit and do nothing whilst families and children are struggling to even have enough drinking water.  

"Plastic water tanks melted, corrugated iron tanks blistered, they no longer can store water effectively. Local water sources are struggling because the demand is so high.

"No amount of planning could have predicted this. They need rapid solutions and they need them NOW.

"Every cent of money raised from the Operation Water Storage Crowdraiser will be used specifically to purchase water and water storage items. No donation is too small, lots of littles make a lot. And every donation will help make a difference NOW when needed !! All donations over $2 are tax deductible." 

If you would like to help sponsor someone in need, please go to: All donations over $2 are tax deductible.

Further information on Urban Impact can be found here:

COMMENTS : Due to the risks associated with comments from unidentified contributors that expose The Beagle to possible legal actions under the NSW Defamation Act 2005 No 77 anonymous or Nom de Plume comments will not be available unless the author is known to the editor by way of a verified email address or by association.

Others who provide their REAL NAME (first name AND Surname) and a verifiable email address (it won't be published) are invited to comment below. (yes it is a pain but please comply - it would be a  shame to see your comment deleted)

Those contributors KNOWN to us and verified may continue to use their First Name or Nom de plume for ease. The primary need for all of this is due to traceability should a legal action arise.

If you need anonymity email us via our normal or encrypted email accounts

Please note that if you are looking for a previous comment that is no longer visible please contact us.