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Alligator Rivers region regional surface water quality monitoring : November 1978 - April 1981

Details:

Title

Alligator Rivers region regional surface water quality monitoring : November 1978 - April 1981

Other title

Alligator Rivers Region - Regional Surface Water Quality Monitoring, Volumes 1,2,3 (Plus draft)

Creator

Northern Territory. Department of Transport and Works. Water Division, Environmental Section

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Report ; 49/1983

Date

1983-04-01

Notes

At head of title: Water Division, Dept. of Transport &​ Works, Northern Territory. "April 1983".

Language

English

Subject

Water quality -- Northern Territory -- Alligator Rivers Region; Hydrology -- Northern Territory -- Alligator Rivers Region

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Report ; 49/1983

Format

3 volumes. ; 30 cm

File type

application/pdf

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

Related links

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/672725 [Alligator Rivers region regional surface water quality monitoring : November 1978 - April 1981 - WRD83049_v_1.pdf]; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/672727 [Alligator Rivers region regional surface water quality monitoring : November 1978 - April 1981 - WRD83049_v_2.pdf]; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/672729 [Alligator Rivers region regional surface water quality monitoring : November 1978 - April 1981 - WRD83049_v_3.pdf]

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/229664

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/672725

Related items

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/672729; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/672727

Page content

Technical Report WRD83049 Viewed at 14:07:10 on 29/07/2010 Page 15 of 440. R.S.P. 1231 376 377 ll 77 ~ . __ .. ~--. 14 . T.".BLE 5. 2 (cont.) RATIONALE ACID COV,NEOJTS J7 BILLABONG:- This billabong is on J7 Creek which drains into Nagele Creek upstream of Ja Ja Billabong. It was intended to indicate oollution derived froo the planned ?ancontinental proce~sing area, however other sites need to be added in this a~ea as this site does not completely achieve the objective. Although the waterhole nay be permanent, water is not p~ese~t all year at the sam9ling site. I I I 1 I I This site was first sav.9led by ~10 SS in December, 1978 I (first flow). Ko vnw a::1alysis was carried out. The gauge board was installed in Nove~ber, 1978. GEORGETO\'iN BILLABONG:- This is a backflmv billabong on Georgetown Creek, adjacent to Magela Creek. It is used to detect any ?Ollution fro~ Georgetown Creek which runs very close to the Ranger tailings dam and the pipeline corridor to the tailings dam. It contains water throughout the year and may have a eutrophic tendency towards the end of the dry season. This site was fi::.-st sa:n?led by \\;D SS in November, 1978 as reco=ended by the 1978 Jabiru ;,'ior:<:shop. It was sampled by I'IRB frocn February, 1971 to July, 1972. The gauge board was installed in October, 1978. Some ~".EC samples were taken in the billabong. COONJIMBA 3ILLABO~G:- This is a backflow billabong on Coonjimba Creek, which runs through the Ranger project area. The creek has been diverted by the construction of the tailings da~ a::1d is da~~ed to form retention oond No. 1. It ~av detect oollution from the tailinSs da8, light induStrial area or Ranger townsite before reaching :1agela Creek. It nor:nally contains water throughout the year and may tend to become eutrophic towards the end of the d~y season. This site was first s~"pled by WD SS in Kovenber, 1978 as reco""-nended by the 19 7 8 Jabiru 11orkshop. It ,;as sampled by "IRa f::-on April, 1972 to November, 1972. The gauge board was installed in October, 1978. Sone ~~EC samples were take~ in the billabong. JIM JI~ ~0.".0 C~OSSIKG - CO?KDORL CREE~:- This s~te on Corndorl Creek is expected to indicate any pollution derived froo the Jab~~~ tow~site f~om the East. Water at this si~e nor:nally floT.lS ::or 7-8 rr~onths o the year. I I t I I I ' I I I I f I


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