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Wetlands:

Wetlands Alex D from MWPS

What Are Wetlands Called?:

What Are Wetlands Called? Wetlands can also be called Mays, Bogs, Muskegs, Peatlands, Playa Lakes, Bottomlands, Delmarva Bays , Carolina Bays, Pocosins, Fens, Prairie Potholes, Marshes, Riparians, Mires, Sloughs, Moors , Swamps and Wet Meadows.

Wetland Names:

Wetland Names There are 3 wetlands in Sunraysia, the Etiwanda Wetlands, the Bob Corbould Wetlands, and the South Mildura Wetlands.

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4 ETIWANDA WETLANDS The Etiwanda Wetland is 16 hectare site and takes flows from both the Etiwanda and San Mateo drains. These drains are the catchments for most of Mildura’s industrial and commercial areas.

What Is A Wetland?:

What Is A Wetland? A Wetland is a channel of flowing water that travels through pipes and filters until the water is eventually clean enough to be reused. A Wetland can also be a ditch that is filled with water.

What Is The Purpose Of A Constructed/Man-made Wetland?:

What Is The Purpose Of A Constructed/Man-made Wetland? The purpose of a Constructed Wetland is to provide clean water for the river. A Constructed Wetland can also be a resource for water to use.

What Is A Natural Wetland:

What Is A Natural Wetland There are four major groups of natural wetlands. Fringe wetlands: include salt marshes and lakeside marshes in which water typically flows in two opposite directions, influenced by lunar and/or storm tides, • Riverine wetlands: occupy floodplains and are usually characterised by water flowing in one direction, • Depressional wetlands : u sually receive much of their water from runoff and/or groundwater seepage rather than from surface water bodies, so that water residence times are longer, • Peatlands : also have long water residence times, but the accumulated peat creates a unique hydrologic regime that differs from the previous three types of wetlands.

What Is The Purpose Of A Natural Wetland:

What Is The Purpose Of A Natural Wetland Natural wetlands are important for maintaining an aquatic ecosystem biodiversity and should be considered as part of an effective ecosystem management strategy.

What Is The Difference Between Constructed/Man Made Wetlands And Natural Wetlands?:

What Is The Difference Between Constructed/Man Made Wetlands And Natural Wetlands? The difference between Constructed/Man Made Wetlands and Natural Wetlands is that a Constructed/Man Made Wetland is built by man to clean the river from rubbish and other dangerous components that could pose a danger to the river and animals. Natural Wetlands are a naturally occurring wetlands caused by floods or rain.

Why Do We Need Constructed/ Man Made Wetlands?:

Why Do We Need Constructed/ Man Made Wetlands? We need man made wetlands to process stormwater, recycle water and to keep the river clean.

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