South Park Lands - Victoria Park / Pakapakanthi (Park 16) Wetland

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The Brown Hill Keswick Creek Stormwater Board (BHKCSB) is delivering an important project in the South Park Lands which will help to manage flooding in Park Lands Creek and downstream residential areas.

**UPDATE 20 August 2020**

Over the coming months you will start to see construction work occurring in the South Park Lands as the wetland project commences in Victoria Park/Pakapakanthi (Park 16).

What has happened so far?

Since late last year the detailed design for the wetland has been finalised, and the BHKCSB have been engaging with a range of stakeholders as they prepare for construction. The information provided

The Brown Hill Keswick Creek Stormwater Board (BHKCSB) is delivering an important project in the South Park Lands which will help to manage flooding in Park Lands Creek and downstream residential areas.

**UPDATE 20 August 2020**

Over the coming months you will start to see construction work occurring in the South Park Lands as the wetland project commences in Victoria Park/Pakapakanthi (Park 16).

What has happened so far?

Since late last year the detailed design for the wetland has been finalised, and the BHKCSB have been engaging with a range of stakeholders as they prepare for construction. The information provided by stakeholders has been invaluable in understanding how the South Park Lands are used and enjoyed and how the BHCKSB can best manage the construction.

To view the final design for the wetland, see the project brochure in the document library to the right of the screen or visit www.bhkcstormwater.com.au

What is happening next?

The main construction of the wetland is anticipated to commence later this year (November) and will take about 12 months to complete. Some early works to be undertaken in the months of August / September involve the removal of the stand of Poplar trees in the south east corner of Victoria Park/Pakapakanthi (Park 16) as these works are best done at this time of year.

Where can I find out more about the wetland project?

The project team has developed detailed information about the project which is contained in the Project Brochure and FAQs (frequently asked questions) in the document library to the right of the screen.

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What is the Brown Hill Keswick Creek Stormwater Board?

Brown Hill, Keswick, Glen Osmond and Park Lands Creeks are important drainage watercourses in metropolitan Adelaide. The creeks have a history of flooding and a low standard of flood protection, and therefore a relatively high flood risk.

Their combined catchment is mainly contained within the local government areas of Adelaide, Burnside, Mitcham, Unley and West Torrens which are home to more than 200,000 residents.

The Brown Hill Keswick Creek Stormwater Project has been a collaborative undertaking by the catchment councils to develop a Stormwater Management Plan (SMP).

The scope and complexity of the plan are such that it could only be delivered effectively and efficiently by the five councils working collaboratively through a single entity.

The Councils have therefore established the Brown Hill and Keswick Creeks Stormwater Board as a regional subsidiary to co-ordinate delivery of the SMP. Implementation of the plan will mitigate serious flood risks and help safeguard properties across the catchment.

To read the SMP, click here
To read the SMP appendices, click here

Click here for a map showing the extent of the Brown Hill Keswick Creek catchment, relevant council boundaries and projects affecting you.

Contact

For enquiries about the Brown Hill Keswick Creek Stormwater Project:

P: 1800 934 325
E: info@bhkcstormwater.com.au