More than 160 gigalitres of environmental water was released into the Murrumbidgee River in New South Wales in June 2011.
Simon Banks manages the use of Commonwealth environmental water in the southern Murray-Darling Basin.
In this interview, Simon explains how the increased flows will benefit wetlands downstream and improve water quality through the Murray-Darling Basin.
Environmental watering at Paiwalla Wetland
Edward-Wakool river system
Environmental watering at Edward-Wakool river system
Yanga National Park
Environmental watering in the Yanga National Park
Environmental watering in Lindsay Island
Environmental watering at Hattah Lakes
Environmental watering at Lowbidgee Floodplain