Lake Be­nalla Draw­down

Benalla Ensign - - News -

Wa­ter in Lake Be­nalla is be­ing low­ered over the com­ing months in an ef­fort to help man­age the in­va­sive Cabomba weed that can be detri­men­tal to na­tive aquatic an­i­mals and the lake.

The draw­down be­gan last week and is ex­pected to last for up to 8 weeks de­pend­ing on the weather.

The lake draw­down has been re­quested by the Goul­burn Bro­ken Catch­ment Man­age­ment Au­thor­ity (GMCMA) and has been sched­uled to t into the hottest part of the year, to get the best re­sult, and also around the breed­ing sea­son of the res­i­dent platy­pus.

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