Table of Land use in Manly Lagoon Catchment
|Type of Land Use||Area (km2)||Area (%)|
|Residential - low density||6.62||37|
|- low-medium density||2.31||13|
|Open Spaces - Recreation||2.67||20.3|
|Education & Technical Facilities||11.7||7|
The open space generally lies adjacent to the lagoon and its tributaries. Approximately half of the open space is linked to Manly Dam, which ceased operating as a water supply source in 1942 and is now a recreational resource.
Source: Manly Lagoon Estuary Management Study 1995