Bowen River Wetlands
This is one of the major tributaries of the Burdekin catchment, with several major waterholes and clear water flowing for most of the year in most years, providing very significant aquatic habitat. Condition is generally typical of the Burdekin rangelands, but ground cover has been poor in recent dry years, bank erosion is significant in the middle reaches and weeds are an ongoing riparian management issue. The sub-division includes the Bowen River Weir near Collinsville, providing a large, non-flowing deepwater habitat.
Bowen River Wetlands Condition Summary
|ID No.||Name||Type||Permanency of inundation||Flushing frequency / flow||No of water bodies||Prop of water bodies||Description|
|1||Bowen River above weir pool||Riv||Permanent||Semi-perm||Few||H||Sandy river, clear water, commonly flowing waterholes|
|2||Collinsville weir pool||Lac||Permanent||Semi-perm||One||VH||Clear, weir pool|
|3||Bowen River||Riv||Permanent||Semi-perm||Many||H||Sandy river, clear water, commonly flowing|
|No.||Water Quality||Aquatic habitat||Values||Degree of confidence|
|Departure from natural||Functionality||Departure from natural||Functionality|
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