Running River Wetlands

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This river system arises in the rainforest-covered mountains of the Paluma Range, thus providing it with regular wet season flushes of good quality water. The creek system contains a wide variety of habitats as it progresses from rainforest through gorges to savanna rangelands. Condition is generally good.

Running River Wetlands Condition Summary

Sources of data and definitions

ID No. Name Type Permanency of inundation Flushing frequency / flow No of water bodies Prop of water bodies Description
1 Running river upper headwaters Riv Permanent Seasonal Many VH Rainforest headwater stream
2 Lower Running River Riv Permanent Seasonal Few L Large sandy river
3 Oaky Ck Riv Unknown Seasonal Zero-few VL Mostly dry sandy river
4 Paluma dam Lac Permanent Semi-perm One VH Artificial impoundment, NP
No. Water Quality Aquatic habitat Values Degree of confidence
Departure from natural Functionality Departure from natural Functionality
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
2 2 2 2 2 2 2
3 2 2 2 2 4 3
4 3 3 5 3 2 2


Related information

Location of Running River Wetlands
Location of Running River Wetlands

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