Rivers do run backwards

The Murray River is constrained in capacity by the Barmah Choke upstream of the confluence with the Goulburn River. The high flows from the Goulburn come in over the top of the flows in the Murray and use the capacity of the Murray downstream of the choke and raise the river level. Photo by Geoff Adams

Video of the Murray River flowing ‘backwards’ at Barmah on social media certainly generated a flurry of interest last week.

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