Managing flows for healthy, productive and sustainable river systems

Water for the environment

Rivers, creeks and wetlands play a vital role in sustaining healthy communities and economies. They provide connections across the landscape for people, plants and animals with benefits that extend well beyond the river bank.

Date
3 July 2019
Publisher
Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
Type
Publication
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ID EES20190295
  • File PDF 0.3MB
  • Pages 2
  • Name environmental-water-managing-flows-healthy-productive-sustainable-river-systems-190295.pdf
Over the past 200 years, many creeks and wetlands in NSW have had their natural flow cycles disrupted as a result of dams and weirs. The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is working with communities to return a more natural cycle of flows to key rivers and wetlands across the State.