Waterbody Management Guideline Module 3: Asset Management (431.3 KB)

October 2013

The Waterbody Management Guideline provides local government development assessment officers, maintenance and operations teams, extension officers and asset accountants with practical, accessible and relevant guidance on how best to manage and enhance waterbodies.

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Waterbody Management Guideline Module 4: Maintenance and Operations (3.9 MB)

October 2013

The Waterbody Management Guideline provides local government development assessment officers, maintenance and operations teams, extension officers and asset accountants with practical, accessible and relevant guidance on how best to manage and enhance waterbodies.

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Waterbody Management Guideline Module 5: Extension and Engagement (4.3 MB)

October 2013

The Waterbody Management Guideline provides local government development assessment officers, maintenance and operations teams, extension officers and asset accountants with practical, accessible and relevant guidance on how best to manage and enhance waterbodies.

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Waterbody Management Guideline Module 1: Waterbodies in Our Landscape (561.2 KB)

September 2013

The Waterbody Management Guideline provides local government development assessment officers, maintenance and operations teams, extension officers and asset accountants with practical, accessible and relevant guidance on how best to manage and enhance waterbodies.

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Waterbody Management Guideline Module 2: Development Assessment (1.4 MB)

September 2013

The Waterbody Management Guideline provides local government development assessment officers, maintenance and operations teams, extension officers and asset accountants with practical, accessible and relevant guidance on how best to manage and enhance waterbodies.

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Waterbody Management Guideline (10.8 MB)

September 2013

The Waterbody Management Guideline provides local government development assessment officers, maintenance and operations teams, extension officers and asset accountants with practical, accessible and relevant guidance on how best to manage and enhance waterbodies.

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Waterbody Management Guideline Overview (472.4 KB)

September 2013

The Waterbody Management Guideline provides local government development assessment officers, maintenance and operations teams, extension officers and asset accountants with practical, accessible and relevant guidance on how best to manage and enhance waterbodies.

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Managing the Risk of Cyanobacterial Blooms: Discussion Paper (1.2 MB)

2012

Discussion: urban lakes experience water quality problems often leading to excessive algal growth, particularly cyanobacteria which is a major management issue

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Urban Lakes Discussion Paper (1.2 MB)

April 2012

“urban lakes” which were designed and built to support new urban development. A growing body of knowledge amongst local government authorities (LGAs) in SEQ indicates that urban lakes experience water quality problems often leading to excessive algal growth or blooms, particularly of cyanobacteria. This is often a major management issue for constructed urban lakes and maintenance and rectification places a significant burden on LGAs in SEQ. This document provides a review of the potential effectiveness of manipulating lake retention times to reduce the risk of cyanobacterial growth in freshwater urban lakes.

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A Review of Water Quality and Maintenance Costs of Constructed Water Bodies in Urban Areas of South East Queensland (1.5 MB)

September 2007

Using data collected from a local government survey, this report aims to characterise the observed water quality and maintenance requirements of artificial water bodies within South East Queensland, and to identify the key management issues.

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Constructed Waterbodies in Urban Areas of South East Queensland: Maintenance Issues and Costs to Local Government (1.8 MB)

August 2007

This brief discussion paper summarises data on water quality and maintenance costs for constructed water bodies under the ownership of local government in urban areas of SEQ.

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