Australia: Port Phillip Bay Gets Clean Bill of Health
The Office of the Environmental Monitor said that after the massive channel deepening project of 2008-09, Port Phillip had retained high water quality when compared with 10 years ago.
The Office’s Fourth Annual Review of the Channel Deepening Project was released on 2 February 2012.
The review is a stocktake of the Office’s activities, including its findings and advice to project regulators for the period from 1 January to 31 December 2011.
Dredging took place in four areas:
1. The Yarra River and Williamstown Channels (in the Yarra River and Hobsons Bay);
2. The Port Melbourne Channel (in the north of the bay);
3. The South Channel (in the south of the bay); and
4. The Entrance to the bay.
Dredging Today Staff, February 22, 2012