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Environmental watering in the Lower Balonne River 2012-13


30 June 2013: This action has been completed.

About the watering

In the Lower Balonne River (unregulated) the environmental  watering objectives included contributing to:

  • supporting a more naturally variable flow regime in this system
  • supporting key ecosystem functions such as carbon and nutrient cycling

This watering action was made possible by the collaboration of a wide range of stakeholders including the QLD Department of Natural Resource and Mines, Queensland Murray-Darling Committee, NSW Office of Water, NSW DPI Fisheries, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, State Water Corporation, local water users and landholders.