Supporting native fish

Managed environmental water flows in the Murrumbidgee valley

Native fish were the target of managed environmental flows in low-lying Murrumbidgee wetlands in the winter of 2017.

Date
20 May 2020
Publisher
Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
Type
Publication, Fact sheet
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 978-1-76039-744-9
  • ID EES20190611
  • File PDF 1.5MB
  • Pages 2
  • Name supporting-native-fish-managed-environmental-water-flows-murrumbidgee-valley-190611.pdf

River operators forecast higher than normal demand for irrigation purposes in the Murrumbidgee system during Autumn. As a result, environmental water managers reassessed their plans and aimed to deliver environmental flows in July 2017. The flows topped up disconnected wetlands to support native fish.

Note: Originally published in June 2017; republished in May 2020 with updates to branding.