Our Region, Our Environment, Our Future.
State Government Victoria
The Regional Catchment Strategy for the Port Phillip & Western Port region

Pressures on waterways and wetlands

This page describes pressures on waterways & wetlands across the whole region that were identified by Melbourne Water through the development of the Healthy Waterways Strategy.  They are barriers to achieving this strategy’s targets.  Planning and action will need to find ways to minimise their effects.

Some of the most significant threats to waterway values are:

The present condition of waterways and wetlands across the region has been assessed (Method & Condition).  Lead organisations are committed to addressing the pressures to target attainment.  Arrangements are in place to monitor and report on progress.