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Queensland Murray Darling Committee: Finch Creek

Queensland Murray Darling Committee: Finch Creek

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Reference no: BNS26

About the water

Collected at: Finch Creek, Moonie Highway, [Marmadua], Queensland

-27.4876, 150.721

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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: 940NTUs
pH: 7.3
Salinity: Electrical Conductivity (microsiemens/cm) 115

Mostly dry, sample taken from pool under bridge.

ACT Waterwatch says:

It must have been nearly dry, as judging from the turbidity sample the collectors were looking at mud. This would have looked like chocolate pudding.

Downstream Finch Creek, Moonie Highway, Queensland.
Downstream Finch Creek, Moonie Highway, 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.