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Queensland Murray Darling Committee: Gradna Creek

Queensland Murray Darling Committee: Gradna Creek

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About the water

Collected at: Gradna Creek, [South Talwood], Queensland

-28.6144, 149.3233

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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: 30NTUs
pH: 8.5
Salinity: Electrical Conductivity (microsiemens/cm) 1270

Low, just running, sample taken from small pool. Irrigation is common in the area.

ACT Waterwatch says:

Notice the correlation between irrigation and extremely high salinity in this group of samples.

Gradna Creek, Queensland.
Gradna Creek, 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.