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River regulation and water extraction from the Latrobe, Thomson and Macalister rivers has reduced the frequency of small- and medium-sized floods that naturally wet the lower Latrobe wetlands. Construction of levees and drains and filling of natural depressions have also altered water movement into and through the wetlands. The drainage and flooding regime in all three wetlands is now managed to some extent with regulators connected to the Latrobe River.

Traditional Owners
Storage manager
Environmental water holder