Barker Inlet Wetlands - SA

  Water Catchment Reserves

Position

DEG: -34.833221 138.574005
DMS: 34º 49' 59.6" S 138º 34' 26.42" E
UTM: 54 H 6142768mN 278152mE
Altitude: 1.88m

Description

Address & Contact

Salisbury Hwy
Wingfield SA 5013
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: http://www.naturalresources.sa.gov.au/files/sharedassets/adelaide_and_mt_lofty_ranges/nrm_education/barker-

Information

The Barker Inlet Wetlands form part of a series of constructed wetlands including Greenfields and Connector Wetlands at Salisbury plus the Range and Magazine Creek Wetlands at Gillman.

The combined area of these wetlands is 337 hectares, making them the largest constructed wetlands in Australia.

The freshwater ponds vary in depth up to 2.5m -having a variety of depths and shoreline conditions enables a wide diversity of habitat at the wetland.

To improve stormwater quality the water needs to remain in the wetlands for approximately ten days.

Construction cost: $10 million
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Closest Weather Station

Parafield at 12/10:30am CDT
Distance from Barker Inlet Wetlands 6.32km NE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
21.0°C17.2°C42%7.6°C1021.9hPa0.0mmS17km/hr
9knots
26km/hr
14knots

Closest Climatic Station

Parafield Airport
Distance from Barker Inlet Wetlands 6.32km NE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C29.629.326.822.718.915.815.116.318.921.825.327.7
Mean Min. °C16.316.414.511.89.37.16.36.78.210.112.814.8
Mean Rain mm20.818.023.039.148.154.558.353.944.141.726.724.9

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