It's often said that our waterways - rivers, streams and creeks - are like the arteries of the environment.
They play an important role in the functioning of the greater system - in this case the catchment. They provide water for habitat, household use, industry, agriculture and recreation. And just like our arteries, need to be cared for to ensure they're in good working order.
Find out about what causes an algal bloom and how you can help stop the forming of algal blooms, by doing small things around your home.
Most of Campbelltown’s Local Government Area drains into the Georges River catchment, while a smaller area drains into the Nepean River catchment. Learn about catchments and the Georges Riverkeeper.
Protect the wildlife in our catchments by fishing sustainably and caring for our waterways
The waterbirds that reside in the wetlands of Campbelltown, NSW.
Love Your Waterways is a community campaign that encourages people to take up five simple actions to prevent contaminants from entering our waterways
Soil erosion and sediment control is used on residential and commercial building sites.
As rainwater travels through our waterways, it can pick up contaminants which can cause problems in the environment. By taking some simple precautions you can help protect our waterways.
Learn more about some of the factors that affect the health of our rivers, creeks and streams. Monitoring water quality informs us on the health of our local waterways.
Wetlands, both natural and man-made, play several important roles in the overall health of our river systems. In fact if it weren't for wetlands, our waterways wouldn't even function properly.