Victorian authorities say nature of emergency flood management means ‘sometimes difficult and challenging decisions need to be made’

Trucks began spraying stormwater “full tilt” into the back yard of Bobby Lang’s Echuca home two days ago.

Lang said that since an emergency levee was built to help protect part of the town from recent flooding, those houses within the levee have no outlet for their stormwater, so authorities are pumping it back over the barrier when it rains.

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