Yarralumla Creek catchment

BPP IDSuburbProject DescriptionStatus
YA001YarralumlaCreek stabilisation – Yarralumla Creek, Lady Denman Drive: The  project will involve stablising and revegetating the banks of Yarralumla Creek where it enters the Molonglo River just downstream of Scrivener Dam.  The lower banks will be landscaped with rock work to prevent ongoing erosion which is a significant problem. The upper banks will be revegetated to improve stability and to filter runoff. In design phase
YA012CurtinRain garden – Reynolds Street: A rain garden in the open space between walking paths in Reynolds Street, Curtin, will enhance the area and increase its appeal as a recreational space for the local community. The site will be landscaped to incorporate vegetation and filtering media to remove nutrients and sediment. No longer being progressed
YA016CurtinRain garden – Flood Memorial site near Service Street: The highly visible open area in the Yarra Glen arterial corridor near Service Street in Curtin will be the site for a new rain garden. The northern section will feature a boardwalk to replace the footpath that runs east-west to a residential area. An existing cycle path will be realigned to go around the garden.The area will be landscaped to incorporate vegetation and filtering media to remove nutrients and sediment from stormwater. Approved
YA020MawsonPond and potential stormwater use – Athllon Drive: A new pond will be constructed opposite Marist College to capture stormwater which may be used for irrigation. The project will include landscaping, like understorey planting, which will improve the existing open space. Approved
YA025MawsonPond and potential stormwater use – Corner of Wilkins and Beasley Street:A new  pond at the Mawson District Playing Fields will enhance the outdoor sports and recreation area and offer the potential to use the water to irrigate the playing surfaces. The area will be landscaped to improve amenity and habitat diversity. The site has been chosen to minimise the removal of existing vegetation.Approved
YA028ChifleyRain garden – Corner of Plunkett St and Childe Place: Stormwater will be diverted from a drainage pit into a new rain garden.  Site landscaping will improve the amenity of the area.Reserve project*