The option of damming the Todd River in Alice Springs is back on the table as a 20-year moratorium ends.
Twenty years ago, the Country Liberals wanted to dam the Todd River in Alice Springs but the Federal Government stepped in and placed a moratorium on the idea until 2012.
The moratorium has just ended.
The Country Liberals' Member for Greatorex, Matt Conlan, says the party has not discussed the option of damming the river but he would not rule it out.
He says the party is considering other flood mitigation options.
"That might involve some sort of clearing of the river or dredging for lack of a better word," he said.
"If you look at the river, particularly as it sweeps through the CBD and broader Alice Springs, it really needs to be unimpeded."
The NT Government says it has no plans to dam the Todd River.
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