Rivers and creeks

Rivers and creeks
Our rivers and creeks form a beautiful part of our infrastructure, but we need to take care of them and ensure that they don’t pose a threat. rivers creeks georges river cooks salt pan creek wetlands cup saucer canterbury bankstown Our rivers and creeks form a beautiful part of our infrastructure, but we need to take care of them and ensure that they don’t pose a threat.

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Floodplain managementhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/rivers-creeks/floodplain-managementFloodplain managementThe impacts of flooding can be significant, especially to buildings, infrastructure, roads and land. Many areas within the City are susceptible.
Pollution Control Deviceshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/rivers-creeks/pollution-control-devicesPollution Control DevicesPollution Control Devices are protecting our local waterways. Read about them here.
Stormwater managementhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/rivers-creeks/stormwater-managementStormwater managementStormwater contains pollutants and, when they enter our waterways, they can devastate the natural environment.
Water Sensitive Urban Designhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/rivers-creeks/water-sensitive-urban-designWater Sensitive Urban DesignWater sensitive urban design (WSUD) seeks to minimise the impact of urbanisation on the natural water cycle.
River Healthhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/rivers-creeks/river-healthRiver HealthRiver Health is a community-based monitoring program to assess the health of the Georges and Cooks Rivers.
Catchmentshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/rivers-creeks/CatchmentsCatchmentsWaterways form natural boundaries around us. Read about the catchment areas, the habitats that they provide, and how to look after them.