Overview of environmental flow rules
Environmental flow rules will make significant progress towards restoring important aspects of the natural flow regime
River flow objectives
The environmental flow rules are based on objectives that set out 12 aspects of flow considered to be critical for the protection or restoration of river health, ecology and biodiversity.
Management rules for regulated and unregulated river systems.
Transparent and translucent flows
The intent of a transparent or translucent flow is to restore natural flow variability associated with specific flow ranges, usually freshes and minor floods.