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Upgrade for the Vasse Diversion Drain

The lower section of the Vasse Diversion Drain below Bussell Highway is about to receive a major upgrade this year as part of the Vasse Diversion Drain Enhancement Project. The project is funded through the State government’s Revitalising Geographe Waterways Program and will provide a high profile demonstration site to showcase improved water quality, waterway...
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No flies on farmers backs around fertiliser

Over thirty Geographe farmers packed into the Vasse Research Station last week to receive their results from this year’s soil testing program. The strong turnout showed farmers commitment to getting fertiliser applications right and to do their bit to improve water quality in Geographe waterways. ‘You can tell our farmers are aiming for continuous improvement...
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Wildlife on display in the Vasse Wonnerup wetlands

PHOTO BY MARK OLIVER A feeding frenzy of pelicans, charismatic dolphin and large numbers of fish and waterbirds delighted scientists carrying out seasonal monitoring on the Vasse Wonnerup wetlands in late January. High numbers of fish in the lower Vasse Estuary provided a feast for pelicans showcasing their impressive fishing skills.  Scientists witnessed a flock...
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Time to make better fertiliser choices

Farmers from across the Geographe catchment are set to receive expert advice on improving their productivity, and bottom line, by keeping nutrients on the farm and out of waterways. Close to 30 farmers who took part in the Revitalising Geographe Waterways fertiliser management program this year, will receive their soil test results and nutrient mapping...
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Vasse estuary summer of science

Scientific research to better understand and manage water quality in the Vasse Wonnerup wetlands is well underway for this summer. A number of exciting trials to improve water quality and better understand the ecology of the wetlands are being carried out by scientists over summer. Water quality monitoring in the Vasse estuary channel by the...
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Trial of algal bloom control scales up in Lower Vasse River

A unique trial using a Western Australian manufactured product to reduce algal blooms in rivers and estuaries is being extended in the Lower Vasse River this summer. The trial of phosphorus binding clay expands on last year’s experiment using 15 large bottomless tanks, or mesocosms, embedded in the river upstream of the Causeway Bridge. This...
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RGW Latest News

This is where we share the latest news and updates on all Revitalising Geographe Waterways Projects

Upcoming Events

Thu 22

Accu-Spread Field Day

March 22 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed 28

Toby Inlet – Reference Group Meeting

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Apr 26

RGW Annual Update to the Community 2018

April 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm