Airforce Beach Stormwater Wetlands, Evans Head

Wetland Design | Plant Installation | Maintenance


To remediate identified impacts from stormwater by addressing past damage and installing cost-effective Best Practice pollutant source controls and treatment systems.


  • To reduce the frequency and volume of smaller more frequent stormwater discharges entering Airforce Beach Wetland
  • Improve the water quality leaving the residential area
  • Prevent environmental weed incursion into the core wetland
  • Reduce the volume of sediment reaching the core wetland area
  • Add to the biodiversity values of the area

Partners & Stakeholders

  • Richmond Valley Council


  • Project completed on time and within budget
  • Substantial reduction in pollutants entering Airforce Beach Wetland
  • Protection of Airforce Beach Wetland from damage from stormwater runoff
  • Increased amenity of Airforce Beach

Project Facts

Project Value: $65,000

Challenges: Working in a high profile environment subject to intense stormwater runoff