Footage of the recent environmental release moving through the Lal Lal forest.

The clear water and shallow bed in this section of the river meant sunlight reaching the extensive in-stream vegetation. Photosynthesising plants help boost oxygen levels of the release to be improved and transported to deeper pools.

 

 

The release consisted of the following amounts totaling 67 ML;

 

Release Date

Ml/day

17/01/19

5

18/01/19

4

19/01/19

4

20/01/19

4

21/01/19

4

22/01/19

5

23/01/19

5

24/01/19

5

25/01/19

4

26/01/19

4

27/01/19

4

28/01/19

4

29/01/19

5

30/01/19

5

31/01/19

5

 

While these releases are certainly making a difference to this highly stressed river there is still much work to be done to secure its future.