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Organic matter – Management response

Organic matter – Management response

Flow chart showing the major elements associated with organic matter management

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Management practices to reduce organic matter entering a wetland:

Fences, Photo by DESI

  • Appropriate maintenance of sewerage and septic systems
  • Appropriate management of boat sewage and its safe removal
  • Aquaculture best management practices
  • Farm management systems (organic matter)
  • Fencing of wetland area
  • Fire management plans
  • Government regulation
  • Gross pollutant traps
  • Intensive animal production best management practices
  • Point source licensing and enforcement
  • Presence of conservation buffers
  • Prevention of sewage overflow events
  • Sewage treatment plant wastewater licensing and enforcement, and plant upgrades
  • Stock management (e.g. controlled grazing regimes, fencing out of waterways)
  • Use of composted waste animal products

Last updated: 22 March 2013

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment, Science and Innovation, Queensland (2013) Organic matter – Management response, WetlandInfo website, accessed 18 March 2024. Available at:

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