By night, the nearby ICOLLs are creatures inhabiting my dreams. Intermittently Closed and Open Lake or Lagoon (ICOLL) is the proper name for the Richmond and the Brunswick, the Belongil and the Tallow waterways.
James Blacket, Myocum. Notwithstanding any plans for the Brunswick Heads boat harbour and river, the water quality in the river remains the greatest impediment to any rejuvenation. The well known source of the pollution is Mullumbimby’s broken sewerage system mixing with stormwater.
Dr Jennita Gay, South Golden Beach. Walkers and surfers at North Head Brunswick Nature Reserve will find a very sad scene of environmental destruction. The beach is being dug up and dredge slurry is being being piped into holding ponds by the dredge operators in the Brunswick River.
The proposed dredging of the Brunswick Heads boat harbour and river channel, due to start later this month, has upset some local residents who say it’s a waste of money and will not help improve navigation safety.