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Floodplain planning

Floodplain planning aims to maximise the health of floodplains and the River Murray in the Murraylands and Riverland region. A floodplain plan coordinates the surface water, groundwater and land management actions to ensure maximum environmental benefit. These actions can include:

  • weir raising and lowering
  • removing barriers to fish and water flow
  • wetland regulation
  • floodplain regulation
  • watering red gums
  • pest plant and animal control
  • revegetation.

There are currently floodplain plans in place for three priority areas in the Murraylands and Riverland region:

More information

Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board

Unit 5-6, Level 1 Sturt Centre, 2 Sturt Reserve Road, Murray Bridge, SA, 5253

08 8532 9100

MRenquiries@sa.gov.au