Completed projects

2.1 – Optimizing flow regimes in the context of a superabundance of water Download

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Description: This project will determine whether ecologically important components of the flow regime can be maintained at levels likely to sustain healthy ecosystems, even when total runoff volume remains significantly higher than natural. The project will provide important guidance to Melbourne Water in existing and new urban areas.
Contact: Contact: Tim Fletcher | Completed: 2014

4.7 – Assessment of Phragmites expansion and control measures at the Seaford Wetlands Download

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Description: The Seaford Wetlands vegetation monitoring program was established in 2013 to accompany capital works aimed at naturalising water regimes and assisting in the control of Phragmites australis (Common Reed). The program is monitoring potential expansion of Phragmites and assessing the effectiveness of slashing as a control measure. Outcomes for Melbourne Water: a resurvey of the monitoring sites and a report on assessments of vegetation response based on the three years of post-works data collection
Contact: Joe Greet | Completed: 2017