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Sediment basins — Links and references

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On-farm sediment basin and wetland restoration demonstration project in the Lower Burdekin

Design features of a constructed wetland, with sediment basin, at Blacks Beach, Mackay (video)

Sediment management on a banana farm (video)

Wetland Management Handbook

Melbourne Water Sediment Basins

International Erosion Control Association Australasia (2016) Sediment basin factsheet revision December 2016

Settling basin design, operation. Global Seafood Alliance. Responsible Seafood Advocate

Guillou, M. (2013) Water storage and sedimentation basins: concept and sizing. MAPAQ and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Quebec.

References

Brooks, I. and Stewart, B. (2010) Sediment trapping field guide. Silkwood drainage board

Water by Design (2017), Wetland Technical Design Guideline. [online], Water by Design, Brisbane. Available at: https://waterbydesign.com.au/.

Castine, S., Erler, D., Trott, L., Paul, N., de Nys, R. and Eyre, B. (2012) Denitrification and anammox in tropical aquaculture settlement ponds: an isotope tracer approach for evaluating N2 production. PLoS One 7(9) e42810.

Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (2011) Wetland Management Handbook: Farm Management Systems (FMS) guidelines for managing wetlands in intensive agriculture. Queensland Wetlands Program, Brisbane https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/resources/static/pdf/resources/reports/fms/fms_025_handbook_web.pdf (PDF, 6.0 MB)

DLWC (1998) The constructed wetlands manual: Volume 2. Department of Land and Water Conservation, New South Wales.

Guillou, M. (2013) Water storage and sedimentation basins: concept and sizing. Agriculture and Agri-food Canada, Quebec.

International Erosion Control Association Australasia (2018) Sediment basin factsheet revision June 2018 https://www.austieca.com.au/documents/item/698

Jackson, C, Preston, N, Burford, M and Thompson, P (2003) Managing the development of sustainable shrimp farming in Australia: the role of sedimentation ponds in treatment of farm discharge water. Aquaculture 226:23-34.

Melbourne Water (2017) Wetlands Design Manual. Part D: Design tools, resources and glossary. Melbourne Water, Melbourne. Constructed wetlands design manual

Moreton Bay Waterways and Catchment Partnership (2006) Water sensitive urban design technical design guidelines for South East Queensland. Healthy Waterways, Brisbane. 

Natural Resources Conservation Service Conservation Practice Standard: Sediment basin. Code 350 Sediment Basin (NO (usda.gov)

Water by Design (2017) Wetland Technical Design Guideline, Water by Design, Brisbane. https://waterbydesign.com.au/

 

Figures and tables

Pilgrim, D.h. ed. (2001) Australian Rainfall and Runoff: a guide to flood estimation. Vol. 1, Institution of Engineers Australia, Barton, ACT.

Water by Design (2017) Wetland Technical Design Guideline, Water by Design, Brisbane

E2DesignLab (2014) Constructed (treatment) wetlands: Fact sheet. Queensland Wetlands Program, Brisbane.

Main illustration by Lana Baskerville using IAN symbols library.

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Last updated: 5 November 2022

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Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2022) Sediment basins — Links and references, WetlandInfo website, accessed 1 February 2023. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/management/treatment-systems/for-agriculture/treatment-sys-nav-page/sediment-basins/links-and-references.html

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