Sydney Water have confirmed two gross pollution traps are planned for Bardwell Creek

ARTICLE – St George and Sutherland Shire Leader:
Sydney Water have confirmed two gross pollution traps are planned for Bardwell Creek.
By Kahlia Bechert, Feb. 11, 2016  
Win in Bardwell Creek mess | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader (1)Mess: Michael Mohan and Peter Schneider with dead eels after waste flowed into Bardwell Creek last year. Picture: John Veage.

Residents have claimed a victory with gross pollution traps planned for Bardwell Creek.
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Landing Lights Wetland Planting Birthday

MARCH 17, 2016:
Landing Lights Wetland Planting Breakfast
Thurs 8:30 · Landing Lights Wetland, 88 Bestic Street, Banksia
Hosted by Rockdale City Council

FACEBOOK EVENTS:  www.facebook.com/events

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Aboriginal stories of sea level rise preserved for thousands of years

Aboriginal stories of sea level rise preserved for thousands of years
The Age, February 14, 2015
By Nicky Phillips, Science Editor

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The sea level around Australia was much lower during the last ice age. Graphic: Monique Westermann.

Long before Botany Bay became Sydney’s main cargo seaport, and long before Captain Cook directed the HMS Endeavour to sail through its shallow waters, the iconic cove was a wetland used by the first Australians.

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Youth Environment Tour – Local Natural Wetlands Rockdale City Council

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RCC News: Youth Environment Tour – Local Natural Wetlands Rockdale City Council
Link: www.youtube.com/watch
Published on Jan 17, 2016

During the January school holidays a group of Nepalese young people from Advance Diversity Services Youth Club and their supervisors toured our natural wetlands with local wildlife and wetlands expert Dr Arthur White. Continue reading “Youth Environment Tour – Local Natural Wetlands Rockdale City Council”

Stormwater Runoff Solution

Stormwater Runoff Solution: Permeable Pavement
Link: www.youtube.com/watch
Published on Apr 13, 2015

The Inflo system by Techo-Bloc is a ground-breaking storm-water management paving system for heavy traffic industrial, commercial and institutional use. It is the ideal solution to address the growing need (and requirement) to increase ground permeability, storm water management, meets sustainability goals (LEED projects), eases the pressure on potable water supply of municipalities and, provides a cost-effective solution far more durable than asphalt.
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