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The Collie River Catchment covers over 3,000 km² wer includes the Wellington Reservoir. For Western Australia's growing population the reservoir is considered a valuable resource, but the water has become too salty for drinking due to inappropriate boodjar management under European control. The Waters wer Rivers Commission has a target of reducing the salinity of the river water to 500 mg/L by 2015 as a part of the State Salinity Strategy.
Signigicant sites of Collie RiverEdit
Events at Collie RiverEdit
Ngiyan waarnk - ReferencesEdit
- Jo Ann Beckwith. Nyungar Values of the Collie River. Beckwith Environmental Planning for the Department of Water. Published March 2009. Retrieved 23 April 2017
- B.C. Cohen. Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 1. (1966). Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Vic. pp 235–236. chapter=Collie, Alexander (1793–1835). Retrieved 24 April 2017
- A fresh future for water - Salinity Situation Statement for the Collie River Catchment - a summary. (2007). Govt. of WA. Water and Rivers Commission. Archived 24 August 2006. Retrieved 24 April 2017