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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 75 of 440. 7 4 attention to needs to no~itor air, water, soil, radiological a:~d Special ?rejects The "'ox R.-,or" - '- C,r- - L :::-epeate::lly analyses. stressed the need for speciation data in order to assess in greater detail the transportation and possible toxic effect of added ~eavy metals. In }:eeping \-lith this reco:-r..;~endation, c:he follo.:ir:g projects are considered to be of value. 1. \'.Tater Studies Ce:-1tre Proposal This will con?rise an 18 month study of the transportation and fate of heavy ~etals in the Magela Creek system. The data will provide an essential scientific base for the Supervising Scientist to set discl1arge standards for the urcniQ~ operations in the catc~~ent. During the ..... ~et season sam?les h'ill be taken f::-om a nt::nber of sites and. analysed to give info;:,-I"T(at:..o:-1 on ~.:Jth t:'l.e total quantities a:1d :or!7ls (specic.tior..) of Fe, J<n, Cd, C'J, ?band Zn tra~spo~ted nat~rally ~hro~gh the syste~. assessme:1t will also be mc.de of the role of flood plain vegetation in heavy ~etal cycling. During the :ceason the prosressive chances in ~ec.vy metal levels anC :Corr7'.S 'Nill be de":.:e.r:-:"1.:.:--;ed i::. five s~a;;darC. billabongs and two swamps. Such cha:1ges can sig~ificantly affect the ~ioa in ~~o b~llaho-g -'- - -- -..:.~ .:.-- '-' : .. metals fro~ the sedi:nents in ~hese svste~s will also ~e investigated. . .. / l 2 I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I t I I I