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Commitment to protected wetland nets prestigious award

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Engineered wetlands (foreground) near the former Baldwin’s Quarry site (background) protect the Whangamarino Heritage Wetlands (right) from industrial run-off.

Quarry run-off (yellow arrows) travels along farmland into Pond 1, before circulating (blue arrow) through other ponds and into the protected wetland. Quarry run-off (yellow arrows) travels along farmland into Pond 1, before circulating (blue arrow) through other ponds and into the protected wetla

Industrial run-off moves through Ponds 2, 3 and 4 before entering the Whangamarino Wetland.

The former Baldwin’s Quarry was consented to produce 500,000 tonnes of greywacke per year.

Kerry Reilly, Caernarfon Award winner



Wednesday, 18 September, 2019 9:20am
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