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The Lakes development - Townsville

Ross Creek And Ross River Catchment
Townsville Shire
Grid Reference No :DU778693
Wetland Type Classification :Simple wetland aggregation
Biogeographic Region :Brigalow Belt (North)
Ecological System/Subsystem :Estuarine/Subtidal
Class/Subclass :Unconsolidated Bottom/Mud
Water Regime :Artificially flooded
Water Chemistry :Mixohaline
Soil :Organic
Special Modifiers :Excavated
Size :-
Management Issues :Stormwater, litter, recreational use
Conservation Value :Low

Recommended Actions :
  1. Replant estuarine and non-estuarine vegetation along the banks of lakes to improve aesthetics and habitat values.

  2. Formulate guidelines for water and sediment quality monitoring to facilitate regular assessments of its environmental status.

  3. Install stormwater pollution mitigation devices (e.g. litter traps).


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