Wetlands and floodplains

There is a diverse range of wetlands and floodplains along the River Murray in South Australia. These areas need to be managed to ensure that they and the ecosystems they support are healthy.

With the aim of achieving maximum environmental benefit, this is done by:

• advocating for water for the environment and managing its use
wetland planning to reintroduce the natural wetting-drying cycle

floodplain planning to coordinate surface water, groundwater and land management actions. 

The video below is one example of the positive effects of the environmental watering program at Akuna Station Wetland (near Waikerie SA). Visit our YouTube Channel and see more examples click here

 


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