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Harley West: Pike Creek, Pikedale

Harley West: Pike Creek, Pikedale

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Reference no: BNS12

About the water

Collected at: Pike Creek, Pikedale, Queensland

-28.6478, 151.619

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Collected by: Harley West, Stanthorpe Landcare Co-ordinator

Through involvement in Landcare and the Queensland Murray Darling Committee's Sub Catchment Planning work.

Water quality:

Turbidity: 12NTUs
pH: 7.3
Salinity: Electrical Conductivity (microseimens/cm) 211

Lots of new snags. Recent flood event.

ACT Waterwatch says:

This is the way a healthy river responds to a flood. Note the low turbidity to which it has returned.

View upstream Pike Creek, Pikedale, Queensland.
View upstream Pike Creek, Pikedale, Queensland.

About the site

Representative site for river catchment condition and trend monitoring.

What's going on:

Some improved riparian management and agricultural land management in the catchment through Landholder initiatives supported by Landcare and the Queensland Murray Darling Committee with State and Federal Government funding.

Monitoring as a representative site for river catchment condition and trend monitoring.