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Vasse Diversion Drain Works Begin

Have you noticed the large pile of boulders and rocks near the Vasse Diversion Drain on Bussell Highway? Keep a close eye on this site, because site preparation works are now underway for the Vasse Diversion Drain Enhancement. The project, led by GeoCatch in partnership with the Water Corporation and City of Busselton will be...
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Improving water quality and community confidence

The successes of the past 12 months of the Revitalising Geographe Waterway program were showcased last week in Busselton at the program’s annual community update and launch of the annual report. A rare accomplishment in waterways management, Department staff were able to present significant reductions in nutrients entering many rivers and visual improvements in water...
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Revitalising Geographe Waterways community report available

A report tracking the progress of Revitalising Geographe Waterways’ projects is now available to the public. The Revitalising Geographe Waterways Report to the Community 2017 was released by Vasse Taskforce Chair and South West Region MLC Dr Sally Talbot. “This annual report to the community highlights work done over the past 12 months to improve...
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New soil trial to help dairy farms reduce nutrient losses to waterways

A new soil amendment trial that aims to reduce the loss of nutrients to waterways has been established at one of the largest dairy farms in the south west of WA. A partnership between Yoongarillup dairy farmer Garry Haddon, the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation and Iluka Resources is exploring how the soil amendment...
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Surge barriers prove their worth in flood protection for Busselton

Water Corporation’s surge barriers in Vasse and Wonnerup demonstrated their importance in flood protection this week by holding back a significant tidal surge. Water Corporation South West Regional Manager, John Janssen, said the recent cold front brought higher than normal tides and the surge barriers had proven just how effective they are in protecting Busselton...
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Reconnection reports for Lower Vasse and Toby Inlet released

Two important technical reports into the outcomes of reconnecting waterways in the Lower Vasse and Toby Inlet have been released this week as commitments under the Revitalising Geographe Waterways program. The Reconnecting Rivers and Reconnecting Toby Inlet reports have been completed by the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation and are available on the Revitalising...
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RGW Latest News

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