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Water Resource Protection Policy Implementation
Resource Directed Measures for protection of Water Resources
Volume 2 Integrated Manual (Version 1.0)
Volume 3 River Ecosystems (Version 1.0)
Volume 4 Wetland Ecosystems (Version 1.0) - .zip : Whole Document (823KB)

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Section A : RDM for Aquatic Ecosystems  Section A

Section B : RDM for Wetland Ecosystems

Section C : Procedure for Desktop Estimation of RDM

Section D : Procedure for Rapid Determination of RDM

Section E : Procedure for Intermediate Determination of RDM for Wetland Ecosystems

Section F : Procedure for the Comprehensive Determination of RDM for Wetland Ecosystems

Section G : Comprehensive Determination of RDM for Freshwater Lake Ecosystems


Appendix W1: Ecoregional typing for wetland ecosystems.

Appendix W2: Schematic diagrams of wetland water sources.

Appendix W3: Worked Example of CER determination for Lake Cubhu.

Appendix W4: IER (Floodplain wetlands): Present Ecological Status (PES) Determination [Step 4a].

Appendix W5: Determining the ecological importance and sensitivity (EIS) and Ecological Management Class (EMC).

Appendix W6: Guidelines for delineating the boundaries of a wetland and zones within a wetland.



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