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Water quality improvement plan area 2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentages

Definition of water quality improvement plan area

based on a comparison of 2017 metadata and pre-clear metadata regional ecosystem mapping

2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentage by water quality improvement plan area metadata
Areas do not include marine or estuarine waters but do include estuarine wetland vegetation (e.g. mangroves and tidal flats).
Areas exclude artificial and highly modified wetlands.
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WQIP area Wetland extent percentage 2017/pre-clear by system Total percentage
estuarine lacustrine palustrine riverine
All 91.0% 96.0% 78.8% 83.6% 84.7%
Burnett Mary 96.6% 100.0% 61.3% 63.8% 67.2%
Eastern Cape York 99.9% 99.2% 99.8% 99.9% 99.9%
Fitzroy 84.0% 87.8% 80.5% 81.8% 82.5%
Burdekin 87.6% 99.8% 90.9% 91.0% 90.6%
Mackay Whitsunday 96.9% - 56.2% 88.2% 89.0%
Wet Tropics 92.9% 99.3% 51.2% 70.7% 68.9%

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2015) Water quality improvement plan area 2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentages, WetlandInfo website, accessed 30 August 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-pre-clear-percent/wqip-area.html

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