Supporting native fish
Managed environmental water flows in the Murrumbidgee valley
Native fish will be the target of managed environmental flows in low-lying Murrumbidgee wetlands this winter.
- 20 May 2020
- Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
Publication, Fact sheet
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 are now aiming to deliver environmental flows in July 2017. The flows will top up disconnected wetlands which support native fish.
Note: Originally published in June 2017; republished in May 2020 with updates to branding.