Lolworth Creek Wetlands
This sub-division is based on the Great Basalt Wall, a major basalt feature with numerous springs emanating from many locations. These springs drive the permanency or semi-permanency of many major in-channel waterbodies and large off-channel lakes and swamps. Fletcher Creek on the north side of the basalt wall, and Toomba Creek on the south side, have near-permanent surface flow. Lolworth Creek contains several deepwater lagoons. All systems here either have clear water or relatively so. Several of the lakes are filled by catchment surface runoff rather than springwater. Condition of all waterbodies is generally considered to be relatively good.
Lolworth Creek Wetlands Condition Summary
|ID No.||Name||Type||Permanency of inundation||Flushing frequency / flow||No of water bodies||Prop of water bodies||Description|
|1||Lake Cargoon||Lac||Ephemeral||Seasonal||One||M||Seasonal shallow lake|
|2||Horse & Horse Shoe Lagoons||Lac||Semi perm||Unknown||One||Unknown||DOIW|
|3||Toomba Lake||Lac||Semi perm||Ephemeral||One||M||-|
|4||Dutchmans Lake||Lac||Semi perm||Ephemeral||One||M||Shallow seasonal lake, DOIW|
|5||Southwick Swamp||Pal||Semi perm||Ephemeral||One||H||Large vegetated swamp, DOIW|
|6||Reeves Lake||Pal||Semi perm||Ephemeral||One||H||Shallow seasonal lake, DOIW|
|7||Spring Lake||Pal||Permanent||Unknown||One||H||Shallow semi-perm lake, DOIW|
|8||Basalt Wall Pockets||Lac/Pal||Semi perm||Unknown||Many||H||Numerous small basalt holes, DOI|
|9||Fletcher Ck||Riv||Permanent||Permanent||Many||VH||Mostly perennial spring-fed stream, DOIW|
|10||Reedy Lake||Pal||Permanent||Permanent||One||VH||Permanent vegetated lake, DOI|
|11||Upper Lolworth Ck||Riv||Unknown||Seasonal||Unknown||Unknown||Largely dry stream|
|12||Lower Lolworth Ck||Riv||Permanent||Permanent||Several||L||Sandy creek with array of large waterholes, DOIW|
|No.||Water Quality||Aquatic habitat||Values||Degree of confidence|
|Departure from natural||Functionality||Departure from natural||Functionality|
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