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Rebecca Burnett: Moonie River, Thallon

Rebecca Burnett: Moonie River, Thallon

Bottle not submitted
Reference no: BNS31

About the water

Collected at: Moonie River, Thallon, Queensland

-28.6311, 148.8566

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Collected by: Rebecca Burnett

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

Water quality:

Turbidity: 400NTUs
pH: 7.7
Salinity: Electrical Conductivity (microsiemens/cm) 130

Had rained just before site sampled.

ACT Waterwatch says:

It's heartening to see in this sample that it had just rained, however this much soil should not be in the waterway unless it was a massive storm event.

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.