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Riverside Crescent

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Riverside Crescent Subcatchment

Planning for the Riverside Crescent Subcatchment in Marrickville and Dulwich Hill began in March 2008 with community water surveys being sent to every household.

Draft Riverside Crescent Subcatchment Vision and goals

In late 2008 Marrickville Council met with residents, community groups and organisations from the subcatchment to come up with the Riverside Crescent Subcatchment 2050 vision, goals and actions.

Riverside Crescent Subcatchment Management Plan

In October 2010, Marrickville Council adopted the Riverside Crescent Subcatchment Management Plan.

Find out more - contact the Water and Catchments Coordinator at Marrickville Council on 9335 2104.

Riverside Crescent Subcatchment Working Group

The Riverside Crescent Subcatchment Working Group of local residents works with Council and consultants to carry out the actions for the Riverside Crescent Subcatchment Management Plan. The working group gives feedback and works with Council to implement the subcatchment management plan.

Would you like to join? Simply fill out this Expression of Interest form and:

Call 9335 2104 for more information.

About the Riverside Crescent Subcatchment

For specific information on the Riverside Crescent Subcatchment, download the Planning Riverside Crescent Subcatchment Booklet (5MB, PDF). It describes the water cycle, Dibble Avenue Waterhole, pollutants, social characteristics of the subcatchment, identifies the land uses and major water managers, as well as future urban development. The supporting information explains the different types of water in the urban water cycle, stormwater storage and treatment methods, the Marrickville Urban Strategy, climate change and Aboriginal weather knowledge.

If you would like to be involved in the development of better water management in your own community, please contact Council's Water and Catchments Coordinator on 9335 2104.