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Queensland Murray Darling Committee: Dumaresq River, Hydnes Bridge

Queensland Murray Darling Committee: Dumaresq River, Hydnes Bridge

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Reference no: BNS18

About the water

Collected at: Dumaresq River, Hynes Bridge, [Riverton], Queensland

-29.0441, 151.4954

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Collected by: Queensland Murray Darling Committee (QMDC)

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

Water quality:

Turbidity: 17NTUs
pH: 7.7
Salinity: Electrical Conductivity (microseimens/cm) 297

Carp present. Fine brown sediment on river bed, possibly from Mole River?. Cyperus eragrostis 'Umbrella Sedge' present.

ACT Waterwatch says:

Is the turbidity coming from the Mole River or not? Monitoring above and below a stream's confluence can help local sources of erosion that cause raised turbidity.

View upstream Dumaresq River, Hynes Bridge, Queensland.
View upstream Dumaresq River, Hynes Bridge, 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.