A major project aimed at improving water management across the Pike Floodplain in South Australia’s Riverland has reached a significant milestone. A reduction in Murray River flows has allowed vital vegetation, cultural heritage, and land surveying to be undertaken, along with deep drilling tests and remediation trials on salt-affected soil. The results of this work will help progress the Pike Floodplain upgrade project, part of the Riverine Recovery Project which is funded by both the South Australian and Australian Governments.

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(Originally posted on Department Environment, Water & Natural Resources website)