Creeks and waterways

Brisbane City Council helps to look after and protect Brisbane's creeks and waterways in many different ways, such as supporting local catchment and community groups, researching and monitoring the health of these areas and providing information and advice about how everyone can get involved.

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Creek Catchments Program

Council's Creek Catchments Program has officers based across Brisbane who work with community catchment groups to protect and restore catchments. Find links to community nurseries, bush restoration projects and how you can contact your local catchment group.
Norman Creek 2026

Norman Creek 2012-2031

The Norman Creek 2012-2031 Master Plan outlines a revolutionary Council project to revitalise the Norman Creek catchment to be both an environmental and recreational asset. The plan outlines priority areas and key initiatives to help enhance water quality and create more green spaces.
Enoggera Creek desilting and mangrove mangement

Enoggera Creek desilting and mangrove management works

Council is planning to undertake desilting and mangrove management works in Enoggera Creek between Finsbury Park, Wilston and Downey Park, Windsor.
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Waterway health issues

Read about how Council is working with the community to help improve the health of our waterways, including current issues affecting our waterways, how to be stormwater wise and how to help improve water quality. You can also find out Council's water monitoring program and the ecosystem health monitoring program.
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Waterway health programs

Council helps to protect our waterways through urban stormwater management strategy, stormwater quality improvement devices, natural channel design and erosion and sediment control.
New seedling growing in a creek during the rain.

Know your creek

Download information about your local waterways and catchments.
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Saving our waterways

Information about how Council and the community can partner in protecting Brisbane's waterways.