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Darling River Fish Kill 2019 – What has happened?

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Again I’m sitting down to write about yet another fish kill… but unfortunately this one is very different and much worse! We are currently witnessing the destruction of our environment, due to one of the largest injustices in water management in Australia, and this has been going on for years with very little water, if […]

What are Environmental Flows?

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Environmental Water (also known as E-Water or E-Flows) are releases of water from the large impoundments that flow down the rivers or is diverted to specific areas within a catchment (like billabongs, or flood runners) to benefit the ecosystem. These e-flows are targeted to preserve the health of wetlands and billabongs, and often the river […]

What is Blackwater?

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Picture above credit: Iain Ellis – Fisheries Blackwater is water that picks up carbon in the form of plant matter (leaves, grass and bark), animal faeces and other organic matter from a floodplain which dissolves, turning (1040)