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Queensland Murray Darling Committee: Moonie River, The Deep

Queensland Murray Darling Committee: Moonie River, The Deep

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Reference no: BNS27

About the water

Collected at: Moonie River, The Deep, [near Tara], Queensland

-27.4883, 150.4549

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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: 1200NTUs
pH: 7.6
Salinity: Electrical Conductivity (microsiemens/cm) 300

Pool approx. 7-10m wide and 50m long, no recent stock access, no algae, a few snags.

ACT Waterwatch says:

Something is really wrong here as turbidity is measured on an exponential scale. This river is in serious trouble.

Upstream Moonie River, The Deep, Queensland.
Upstream Moonie River, The Deep, 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.