Sediment Basin in the Herbert
Case study type
1 July 2009
30 January 2010
Building a sediment basin to capture sediment lost from intensive land use in Great Barrier Reef catchment area.
The sediment basin captures sediment that would otherwise reach the Great Barrier Reef and allows the landholder to reuse it for agricultural activities.
Simple, but effective, design and placement of sediment basins can improve water quality in a catchment.
Last updated: 14 July 2021
This page should be cited as:
Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2021) Sediment Basin in the Herbert, WetlandInfo website, accessed 1 February 2023. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/sediment-basin-in-the-herbert-9d60/