We, the concerned citizens of the Central Coast are worried about
the impact that longwall coal mining in the Central Coast Water
Catchment Valleys and beneath residential homes will have upon our drinking
water catchment, and upon our health, lifestyle and properties.
will continue to demand that the government introduces legislation
into the Parliament to protect the Wyong Water Catchment District,
the largest drinking water resource on the Central Coast, from
mineral extraction, and to protect homes from being undermined by
longwall coal mining.
The Dooralong and
Yarramalong Valleys were proclaimed as a water catchment district in
1950 to protect this precious drinking water resource for the people
of the Central Coast.