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Catchment Challenge!!

Play Catchment Detox to see if you successfully manage a river catchment and create a sustainable and thriving economy.

It's an online game where you're in charge of the whole catchment. You get to decide what activities you undertake - whether to plant crops, log forests, build factories or set up national parks. The aim is to avoid environmental problems and provide food and wealth for the population.

Managing Australia's waterways is a huge challenge with climate change, increased demand for water and environmental problems putting our rivers under stress. Catchment Detox gives an idea of just how difficult it is to manage a river catchment.

Are you up for the challenge?

Play Game

How To Play

Take a look at our quick tutorial for a step by step lesson on how to play Catchment Detox. There's also some inside tips on how to increase your score.


Play and Win

The competition to win a trip to the Kimberley is now closed, but you can still play Catchment Detox and see how you score.


Other Resources

Arm yourself with knowledge about catchment management - listen to audio played on ABC Local Radio, read more about how to manage a catchment.


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ABC Catchment Detox