Werribee River dredging to begin in late August

Wyndham City officials revealed today that Parks Victoria will be undertaking dredging works at the Werribee River late August to early September, weather and tide permitting.

As reported, dredging will take place at the Mouth of the Werribee River and in and around the Park’s Victoria Jetty and the River Channel (excluding dredging of council’s boat ramps and pontoons).

The city also added that dredged material will likely be returned to the Werribee South Beach to renourish the eroded beach areas.

“This could take several weeks to bleach back to its normal white/sandy colour and texture and odour to dissipate under the presence of UV,” the city announced.

Officials expect the Werribee River dredging scheme will be complete in approximately two weeks.

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