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Humming Hydro

August last year (2016) my micro hydro turbine, a Powerspout PLT, catastrophically disintegrated. I blogged shortly after ‘When Things Go Wrong’ about mistakes I had made which ruined the hydro and gave us all here at Wongari Eco Retreat a …
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Serenity In Photo

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Almost There

And now we are nearing the end of our build. It’s taken a little longer and cost a little extra but we got much more in return.¬† It’s at that point where just a bit here, a half hour there, …
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Halfway

We are happy to announce the arrival of water at Kumbartcho. Removing all air from the pipe ensured that we achieved the expected 115psi. When connected to our soon-to-arrive Powerspout generator we hope to produce upwards of one kilowatt per …
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Kumbartcho Up Update

Kumbartcho (native for Hoop Pine) is a happening thing. Out of the ground and looking very insignificant. Which is great. We tried to minimise its impact but have been overly pleased by the way nature has done it for us. …
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Revegetation Summer Review

  We’re proud of the tree plantings and weeding on Wongari near Christmas Creek, just three kilometers to walks in the Lamington National Park, in the shadow of Buchanan’s Fort, and stretching up Waterfall Creek to Lamington Falls situated in …
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Wongari Restoration Project

  Wongari Eco Retreat is set on 60 acres of past dairy country situated in the foothills of Lamington National Park. The old growth forest was logged, clear-felled, many times¬† but the last clear-felling occurred as recently as the 1960’s. …
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