Vasse Oval part of innovative soil and water trial

Water monitoring stations called lysimeters being installed to monitor nutrient leakage. A scientific trial using the soil amendment product Iron Man Gypsum (IMG) that stops fertiliser washing from soils to groundwater and polluting waterways is underway in the Vasse-Wonnerup catchment. The trial at the Vasse Sporting Complex aims to reduce … Read More

Innovative water treatment trial shows early promise

Initial stages of a trial aimed at controlling algal growth in the Lower Vasse River has demonstrated improved visual amenity and reduced phosphorus build-up associated with algal blooms. High nutrient concentrations and low flows in the river over summer can lead to blue-green algal blooms and nuisance odours. Fifteen tanks … Read More