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Revitalising Geographe Waterways

The Revitalising Geographe Waterways program is a four year, $15 million initiative that aims to improve water quality, waterway health and management of Geographe waterways.  The initiative provides a framework for best-practice water quality and waterways management based on sound science and community input and will deliver extensive on ground works to reduce nutrients loads. The Initiative is overseen by the Vasse Taskforce and is delivered through five action areas across key waterways. Revitalising Geographe Waterways program is funded through the State Government and Vasse Taskforce partner contributions.

Reducing Nutrients

Reducing Nutrients

Reducing Nutrients focuses on delivering management actions that reduce nutrients entering waterways from farms, gardens and urban areas.

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Rethinking Drainage

Rethinking Drainage

Rethinking Drainage focuses on reviewing and optimising the current drainage network to improve water quality.

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Waterways Management

Waterways Management

Waterways management focuses on governance and future management of Geographe waterways.


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Working Together

Working Together

Working Together focuses on building collaborative partnerships and ensuring the community is kept informed and has a voice in the future management of Geographe waterways.    

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Applying Science

Applying Science

Applying Science focuses on using Science to inform the future management of Geographe waterways.   

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Waterways

Geographe Waterways

Geographe Bay

Vasse Wonnerup Wetlands

Toby Inlet

Lower Vasse River

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GeoCatch are a community based Natural Resource Management group who are managing the community engagement aspects of the RGW program. GeoCatch will be the link to the local community and the main point of contact for anyone wanting to get involved in the program.

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Apr 19, 2018

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Welcome back Crusty and Chrisso! Gardeners don't let your fertilser en...

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Welcome back Crusty and Chrisso! Gardeners don't let your fertilser end up in our waterways - put your feet up and relax when rain's on the way!

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Apr 18, 2018

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Don’t apply fertiliser to your garden if there is rain forecast. Whe...

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Don’t apply fertiliser to your garden if there is rain forecast. When it rains, the fertiliser will run off into the waterways. What a waste! https://geocatch.asn.au/our-work/being-bay-ok/garden/nurture-your-soil/

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Apr 17, 2018

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Water scientists removed large blue curtains from the Lower Vasse Rive...

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Water scientists removed large blue curtains from the Lower Vasse River today - the curtains were used to separate sections of water in a trial to reduce algal blooms. . . . #revitalisinggeographewaterways #WAestuaries @ Vasse River

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