Murray Mouth Dredging Progress

Dredging operations at the Murray Mouth that are aimed to maintain connectivity (exchange of water) between the river and the Southern Ocean are now in their sixth month.

So far, dredges operating in the Tauwitchere and Goolwa Channels managed to remove approximately 610 000 cubic meters of sand.

Routine monitoring confirms an improvement in the condition of both channels as a result of dredging.

Mariners are reminded that navigation through the Murray Mouth is only permitted during daylight hours and that Exclusion Zones established around the dredging operations remain in place to ensure public safety.