Controlled surface hydrology
Controlled surface hydrology refers to the addition of activities and/or structures (e.g., bunds, pumps, etc.) consistent with water storage usage where surface hydrological flows are controlled. Typically, wetlands with controlled surface hydrology are semi-enclosed structures with pump facilities.
Controlled surface hydrology – Controlled surface hydrology creating an artificial wetland
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Activities and/or structures that construct an artificial lacustrine wetland that is managed for a water storage use where surface hydrological flows are controlled. Controlled surface hydrology creates an artificial wetland hydrological regime.
Applicable Wetland Habitat Hydrological Modification:
Last updated: 7 June 2023
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Department of Environment, Science and Innovation, Queensland (2023) Controlled surface hydrology – Controlled surface hydrology creating an artificial wetland, WetlandInfo website, accessed 1 February 2024. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/processes-systems/anthropogenic/hydro-concept-mod/control-surf-hydro/artificial-wetland.html