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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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Work? What Resources are Required? Timing issues: DIPE (ARS) DIrE (NS) DlPE (N Ri\IO and Survey) (5 $3,000 (50 hrs) $1,440 (24 hrs) $30 (3 hrs) Total Costs T lus IS a high PrlOrlt)' aC !L\'lIy affecting numerous other components of the plan assocmted wLth reduCing the dispersal o f m'erflows from the swamp and control of water \c"els wlthm the swamp. ThiS aCIl"lt)' can be underlaken m stages as the swamp dries up or when the swamp IS almost completel)' drr Treatment and detailed methods: Under take a detailed topographical sun'er of the entire Ilparpa swamp area. Survey to ha\'e a \'erllCal accuracy of plus or mmus 2cm. Survey to be undertaken USlllg the Survey Section's (DIPE) Backpack GPS e'lu;pment. Sun"e), to be undertaken b)' NRMD (DIrE) staff following basic training m the use of thIS equLpment. Topograprucal map to be compiled by ])1 PE's Natural Systems Section or Land Information Sell"lCes Section. TopographICal map to be used to determme the ma),:;mum \vater level allowed wlthm the swamp. Occupational Health and Safety issues: Need to wear work boots m dr )' areas and waders or long gumboots in wet areas due to potenllal contaminallon of the swamp soils amI waters. Released A P ( j I 2 0 0 3

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