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Redbank recreation reserve integrated stormwater wetland

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

$1,200,000

In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

1 March 2016

End date

1 October 2017

Summary

Constructed wetland and vegetated swales for flood mitigation, water quality and reuse for irrigation of sports fields.

Benefits

Water is treated and stored for irrigation of large playing fields. The wetland also provides flood mitigation for properties downstream through attenuation and wetland habitat for local native birds and plants.

Lesson

Important to understand the soil properties and groundwater actions properly across large sites.

Reference ID

(none)

Last updated: 27 August 2018

This page should be cited as:

Redbank recreation reserve integrated stormwater wetland, WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland, viewed 31 January 2020, <https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/redbank-recreation-reserve-integrated-stormwater-wetland-8919/>.

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