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Jim Donald Constructed Wetland and stormwater irrigation system

Website/Report

(not documented)

Project lead

Partnerships

(not documented)

Industries

Council

Activities

On-ground work

Case study type

(none)

Funding source

Developers,
Ipswich City Council and Stormwater offsets,
QLD state resilience funding

Funding amount

$75,000

In-kind contribution

$65,000

Start date

1 August 2016

End date

1 November 2017

Summary

Construction of a large regional wetland and stormwater treatment train with reuse for irrigation of playing fields.

Benefits

Regional stormwater treatment, habitat, aesthetics and social amenity as well as education.  Saving money and potable water usage on irrigation and increased flood storage capacity.

Lesson

Working with developers to provide offsite solutions allows for innovative and multi beneficial solutions to stormwater quality management.

Reference ID

(none)

Last updated: 27 August 2018

This page should be cited as:

Jim Donald Constructed Wetland and stormwater irrigation system, WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland, viewed 31 January 2020, <https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/jim-donald-constructed-wetland-and-stormwater-irrigation-system-7013/>.

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