Restoration of the Small Creek concrete channel to a more natural waterway, co-designed with the community.
Transformation of 1.6km of existing concrete channel into a natural waterway. The channel is located in a heavily urbanised catchment and works will take place over five years of staged construction. The community has been actively involved in the design of the waterway works through a range of community workshops and events held early in the design process.
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