In 2007 CPRRA successfully delivered a project to meet the objective to "... treat water ... Weeds and rubbish will be removed... Broken pipes will be repaired and the creeks will be revegetated to restore the natural filtration of stormwater flowing onto the beach. This project will treat water from a catchment area of 100 hectares. "
Funding for the project came from a $40K Federal govt Community Water Grant and delivered about $185K value when in-kind contributions from community volunteers and the Council are factored in.
Project participants - in addition to the community volunteers - included, in alphabetical order: Bass Coast Shire Council, Cape Paterson Residents & Ratepayers Assoc and Wonthaggi Seedbank.
Three key problems:
A five phase plan was implemented:
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