Burdekin River Dam Wetlands
Much of this sub-division is inundated by Charters Towers Weir and Lake Dalrymple, formed by construction of the Burdekin Falls Dam, thus making it highly modified from natural. The Burdekin River between these two waterbodies has low but almost perennial clear water flow and its condition is typical for the upper Burdekin River. The tributaries of this sub-division are ephemeral creeks without permanent waterholes.
Burdekin River Dam Wetlands Condition Summary
|ID No.||Name||Type||Permanency of inundation||Flushing frequency / flow||No of water bodies||Prop of water bodies||Description|
|1||Burdekin River||Riv||Permanent||Permanent||Many||VH||Large, perennial river|
|2||Charters Towers weir||Lac||Permanent||Permanent||One||VH||Weir impoundment|
|3||Arthur Ck||Riv||Ephemeral||Ephemeral||Zero||VL||Dry, ephemeral tributary|
|4||Broughton River||Riv||Ephemeral||Ephemeral||Zero||VL||Dry, ephemeral tributary|
|5||Seventy Mile Range Creeks||Riv||Ephemeral||Ephemeral||Unknown||VL||Dry, ephemeral creeks|
|6||Lake Dalrymple||Lac||Permanent||Permanent||One||VH||Large, turbid impoundment, DOIW|
|No.||Water Quality||Aquatic habitat||Values||Degree of confidence|
|Departure from natural||Functionality||Departure from natural||Functionality|
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