Project Details

Woodlupine Brook Living Stream - Ecological Corridor Project

Project Status : In Progress
Estimated Completion Date : Stage 1: September 2022 | Stage 2: TBC
Location : Woodlupine Brook - Strelizia Avenue to Dawson Avenue, Forrestfield

The City of Kalamunda is transforming the Woodlupine Brook from Strelizia Avenue to Dawson Avenue, with works underway from Strelitzia to the Woolworths Drive bridge, into a functioning living stream resulting in a more attractive and useable waterway for wildlife and the community.

Development Stages

Pre-Works:

Commenced: 6 December 2021
The Water Corporation on site from 6th December 2021, from Hardy Road East end through to Thorogood Avenue in Wattle Grove. These pre-works included removing weeds such as Typha grass and giving the area a general clean up to get ready for the improvements works to the site which are scheduled to kick off around March 2022. 

Stage 1: 

Location: Strelizia Avenue to Woolworths Drive
Commencing: March 2022 | Completion: September 2022

Earthworks commenced March 2022 through to August 2022. Following the earthworks, landscaping, plant and vegetation installations will be undertaken.

Stage 1 Partners:

Water Corporation Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development logo

Stage 2:

Schedule commencement: TBC | Estimated completion:  TBC

Stage 2 works will extend from Woolworths Drive through to Dawson Avenue. Final design and engineering works are underway and are scheduled for final review and completion by end of October 2022.

Key Objectives

    • Retain and protect the mature local native trees within the Brook
    • Realign the Brook to protect the steeply eroded banks
    • Reshape the Brook embankments and floodplain to stabilise erosion
    • Install riffle and pool systems to manage the stormwater surges through the channel
    • Revegetate the floodplain to increase habitat and allow movement of birds and other native animals along the Brook.
    • Utilise existing pathways for residents to access reserve
    • Maintain the majority turfed areas for amenity

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Woodlupine Living Stream

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Contact Information

Email: enquiries@kalamunda.wa.gov.au
Telephone: (08) 9257 9999 
© City of Kalamunda 2022