Management of Overland Flow for Sediment Control, Woodbine: Stephan
Queensland Government (Healthy Country Project)
Case study type
Healthy Country Project (Queensland Government)
1 June 2011
30 November 2011
The Woodbine property is 209ha of horticulture and grazing that drains into Blackfellow Creek. As part of overall property management, landholders have undertaken significant improvements for drainage and sediment control as well as an ongoing program of weed management.
The property suffered significant topsoil loss and scouring of the cultivations during heavy rainfall in 2010-2011. The landholder constructed an earth bank and drain to divert flows from tracks into a thickly grassed area.
Additional works, consisting of sediment traps and improvements to existing drains, will improve capacity to collect sediment on-farm.
These works are part of the Healthy Country project in the Lockyer and complement neighbouring sediment control measures.
This project will:
Last updated: 16 May 2015
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Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2015) Management of Overland Flow for Sediment Control, Woodbine: Stephan, WetlandInfo website, accessed 1 February 2023. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/management-of-overland-flow-for-sediment-control-woodbine-stephan-4c4d/