Alligator Rivers region regional surface water quality monitoring : November 1978 - April 1981
Alligator Rivers Region - Regional Surface Water Quality Monitoring, Volumes 1,2,3 (Plus draft)
Northern Territory. Department of Transport and Works. Water Division, Environmental Section
E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Report ; 49/1983
At head of title: Water Division, Dept. of Transport & Works, Northern Territory. "April 1983".
Water quality -- Northern Territory -- Alligator Rivers Region; Hydrology -- Northern Territory -- Alligator Rivers Region
Northern Territory Government
Report ; 49/1983
3 volumes. ; 30 cm
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Northern Territory Government
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Technical Report WRD83049 Viewed at 14:07:10 on 29/07/2010 Page 13 of 440. 12. TABLE 5.2 (cont.) R. S.?. R.Z\TIONALE AND CO~U.;ENTS 1325 BUFFALO BILLABONG:- This site is located on Magela Creek just downstream of Mudginberri Billabong. It is expected to give an indication of the suality of wate= from the unnamed drainage system to the west, 3nd also from the abattoir works on Mudginberri station. This is a permanent billabong. This site was first sampled by WD ES in April, 1980. It was not sampled by \'IRE or !1_'\EC. The gauge board was installed October 1978. 57 ISLAND BILLABONG:- This is the largest billabong in the Mudginberri corridor. It is readily accessible and is a popular recreation area. This serves as a control for water entering Ja Ja Billabo~g. It is also a pernanent billabong. I I I I ' I I I This site was first sampled by Tl7D ES in November, 1978 I as recom"uended by the 19 7 8 J abiru \'iorkshop. It was 56 55 sampled irregularly by l-IRE fror:t August 1972 to September 1978. The gauging station was established in November, t 1977. Some AAEC samples were taken at this site. JA JA BILLABONG:- This is a large channel billabong at the end of the Mudginberri corridor on Magela Creek. It is close to the area where the concentrating plant is planned for the Jabiluka project and will se~ve as an important indicator of pollution in the Magela Creek due to the Concentrating plant. The billabong contains water throughout the entire year. This site was first sac-:~pled by \W ES in November, 1978 as recorrunended by the 1978 Jabiru 11orkshop. It .vas sampled regularly by \'1?3 fron June 1972 to August 1978. The gauge board was installed in November, 1978. Some AAEC samples were taken at this site. JABTLU~Z\ BILLABONG:- This is a large channel billabong on the upper reaches of the Magela floodplai~. It is immediately downstream of the Pancontinental mining site described as Jabiluka. This sa..rnpling 9oint t.-;ould be the first indicator of pollutant discharge from the Jabiluka minesite. This billabong contains water during the entire year. This site was first sampled by l-ID ES in November, 1978 as recolTI.I'!"lended by the 1978 Jabiru "t.;orkshop. It was sampled :r:onthly by 'i~jtG J:.;ne 2.972-~:...ugl.:st 1978. The gauging station was established in Ja~uary, 1973. Some . .;ABC samples were taken at this site. I I I I t I I I f I
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