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Initiation of a Lower Burdekin Water Quality and Salinity Management Program

Website/Report

(not documented)

Project lead

Partnerships

North and South Burdekin Water Supply Scheme

Burdekin Haughton Water Supply Scheme

CSR

Sunwater

CRC Landscape Environments and mineral Exploration

Queensland Government (DPI&F)
Queensland Government (EPA)

NR&M

Canegrowers
Conservation Volunteers Australia

CSIRO

WCA

BSC

BSES

Burdekin-Bowen Integrated Floodplain Management Advisory Committee

Industries

(not documented)

Activities

On-ground work, Monitoring

Case study type

(none)

Funding source

National Action Plan for Salinity and Water Quality (NAP)

Funding amount

(not documented)

In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

(not documented)

End date

(not documented)

Summary

The project initiated a comprehensive water quality and salinity management program for the whole of the Lower Burdekin floodplain, including all irrigation schemes and the adjacent wetlands of Bowling Green Bay and the GBR. A range of works were undertaken for this project. In relation to wetlands specifically, aquatic weed removal was undertaken to clear surface weeds.

Benefits

(not documented)

Lesson

(not documented)

Reference ID

(none)

Last updated: 26 November 2014

This page should be cited as:

Initiation of a Lower Burdekin Water Quality and Salinity Management Program, WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 1 August 2017, <https://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/initiation-of-a-lower-burdekin-water-quality-and-salinity-management-program-7397/>.

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