Iron Pot Creek is an actively eroding system of gullies and creek lines, located north of Ipswich. Changes in land use and hydrology, coupled with highly erodible soils, lead to severe gully erosion up to four metres deep in close proximity to homes and infrastructure. Working collaboratively with AWC, this project involved extensive community consultation, field assessment and detailed 2D modelling to build an understanding of catchment processes and then develop a staged and measured Erosion Management Plan. Cost-effective bio-engineering approaches—using woody debris, rock and vegetation—were used in preference to hard engineering, to maintain the ecological integrity of the stream.
|Client||Ipswich City Council|
|Our role||Environmental engineering|
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