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Have your say!

Have your say on the future of Perth Waters.

The Perth Water Precinct (from the Narrows to Windan Bridges) is transforming with major projects underway, increasing visitor numbers and new river and land-based activities.

Until 31 August 2018, you can have your say and provide ideas and suggestions on things like lively places and tranquil spaces, better ways to get around and across the river, experiencing river life, letting the river breathe and celebrating culture and community.

Have your say now!

New rock wall for Nedlands!

Stage 2 of a river wall restoration project has been completed in Nedlands.

The rock revetment was designed and chosen because it can absorb the erosive forces of the water and protect the adjacent foreshore emabankment.

To read more about the project visit All in all another rock saves river foreshore

 

The Kent Street Weir is open!

Did you know the Kent Street Weir in Wilson is the point that separates the fresh water in the Canning River from the saline waters of the Canning Estuary?

The weir has been opened for the first time since a major upgrade to install automated hydraulic weir gates, a fishway and an improved walkway to enhance public access.

The opening of the weir will help alleviate winter flows and allow freshwater to push well into the estuary.

If you would like to see the water flowing through the weir, pack a picnic and visit the Explore Parks website for more info.

Would you like to volunteer for dolphins?

#didyouknow there are 20-25 dolphins living in the Swan and Canning rivers?

Dolphin Watch volunteers and scientists from Murdoch and Curtin Universities have been studying them for quite some time.

Come and join us for an informative evening and learn all about the dolphins. There are short videos, prizes to be won and we will show you how you can help keep the rivers healthy for them.

This event is also an opportunity for anyone (16yrs and over) to become a Dolphin Watch volunteer.

Date: Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Time: 6 -8.30pm (refreshements will be served 6-6.30pm, the presentations begin at 6.30pm)

Location: Scitech, City West Centre, Sutherland Street and Railway Street, Perth.

RSVP: Please use this link to RSVP. You will need to complete a form for each person.

Please note, this event is for ages 16yrs old and over.

World's Biggest Raft Up!

Have you got a canoe, ski or kayak?

Join in for the world's biggest raft up attempt and break the world record held by New York. 

Perth has achieved the Australian record for the largest raft-up (335) but we know we can do better. 

Take a Sunday morning paddle followed by a paddlers after party, with live music, food, coffee and prizes and a special photoshoot from above by Skyworks WA.

For more information visit Unite on the Swan.