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Tammy Caldicott: Macintyre River, Kanowna

Tammy Caldicott: Macintyre River, Kanowna

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Reference no: BNS2

About the water

Collected at: Macintyre River, Kanowna, [South Talwood], Queensland

-28.6855, 149.3573

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Collected by: Tammy Caldicott, Waggamba Landcare Co-ordinator

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

Water quality:

Turbidity: 120NTUs
pH: 9.6
Salinity: Electrical Conductivity (microsiemens/cm) 500

ACT Waterwatch says:

This poor river is drying up. Turbidity is high in the last muddy holes left.

Macintyre River, Kanowna, Queensland. Tammy Caldicott, Waggamba Landcare Co-ordinator, sampling water at Kanowna, 18 November 2009.
Tammy Caldicott, Waggamba Landcare Co-ordinator, sampling water at Kanowna,
18 November 2009.

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.