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Ilparpa swamp rehabilitation plan.



Ilparpa swamp rehabilitation plan.


Henderson, R.


E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Report ; 18/2003




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Dept. of Infrastructure, Planning and the Environment

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Alice Springs


Report ; 18/2003

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\Vho Will Do the \X/ork? cannot be immedi" tely $1800 (30 hrs) Wh:n Resources are Required? Timing issues: DBIRD DBIRD DBIRD $200.00 $5.00 $20.00 $2445 I f eradication IS possible, and not cost pmh,bit, \,c, it should be undertaken Immcdiatel),- ThiS IS partICularly unportant III locahons that allow GtlmbIlJ;(/ dtspersa1. I f the location is completely Isolated, eradlCatlOlI USUlg rotenone can be delayed until seasonal condltlOllS that reduce pond Slle and COSt occur. If cradica tlOn IS not poSSIble isolation of the effected area IS the prlOrlt )' Detailed m ethods: I. Ilparpa SW2mp / SI. Marr's Creek. The W:l ter lxxIies should be completely dried out. Inspect known low pomts for rcmaming watcr and pump out .f necessar)' 2 Pond / Dam: Pump OUt watcr (pump a\-a.tlable from Power and \'("ater), enSllring that It doesn't drain 11\10 :lno ther water body. Use Rotenonc 10 treat rcmaming W1ler. 3. E\-aporaIlOfl Ponds: Eradication will reqUIre further research mto 1\"a.lable control methods and impa.ct on sewage trea tment processcs. Quarantlnc effected ponds as much 15 possible. Oeeup"tional H ealth and Safety issues: Usn l~ ha~.ardou s chemicals (Rotenone), Opcratlng 111 treated sewage efflu ent Released A P r i I 2 0 0 3

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