Powels Creek Bank Rehabilitation

Landscape Design and Ecological Reporting

Purpose

Powells Creek was a concrete tidal waterway rapidly degrading due to it’s age. As part of it’s renewal 700m of waterway was naturalised to include vegetation, sinuous batters a boardwalk and improved parkland. An adjoining saltmarsh wetland also required protection for which AWC prepared a Review of Environmental Factors (REF).

Objectives

  • Landscape design
  • REF

Partners & Stakeholders

  • Royal Haskoning DHV
  • Diona

Project Facts

Client: Sydney Water

Challenges:

  • Tight design time of 2 mths
  • Access through salt marsh