Monitoring the environment

Water sampling data at Morwell Wetlands


Guidelines referred to in this table

* Australian and New Zealand Guidelines for Fresh and Marine Water Quality

** Australian Recreational Water Quality Guidelines

Physical properties Units ANZG FMWQ* – 95% level of protection ARWQG** Australian Drinking Water Guidelines Results - 24/2/14
pH Ph units 6.5-7.7 - 6.5-8.5 7.3
Metals Units ANZG FMWQ* – 95% level of protection ARWQG** Australian Drinking Water Guidelines Results - 24/2/14
Aluminium mg/L 0.055 - - 4.2
Antimony mg/L - 0.03 0.003 <0.001
Arsenic mg/L 0.024 (as As III) 0.1 0.01 0.015
Barium mg/L - 20 2 0.13
Beryllium mg/L - 0.6 0.06 <0.001
Boron mg/L 0.37 40 4 0.06
Cadmium mg/L 0.0002 0.02 0.002 <0.0002
Chromium mg/L 0.001 (as Cr VI) 0.5 0.05 0.006
Chromium 6+ mg/L
Cobalt mg/L - - - 0.004
Copper mg/L 0.0014 20 2 0.007
Iron mg/L - - - 13
Lead mg/L 0.0034 0.1 0.01 0.006
Manganese mg/L 1.9 5 0.5 0.95
Mercury mg/L 0.0006 0.01 0.001 <0.0001
Molybdenum mg/L - 0.5 0.05 0.003
Nickel mg/L 0.011 0.2 0.02 0.005
Selenium mg/L 0.011 0.1 0.01 0.002
Silver mg/L 0.00005 1 0.1 <0.001
Strontium mg/L - - - 0.19
Thallium mg/L - - - <0.001
Tin mg/L - - - <0.001
Titanium mg/L - - - 0.047
Vanadium mg/L - - - 0.023
Zinc mg/L 0.008 - - 0.016
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) Units ANZG FMWQ* – 95% level of protection ARWQG** Australian Drinking Water Guidelines Results - 24/2/14
Acenaphthylene mg/L - - - <0.001
Anthracene mg/L - - - <0.001
Anthracene mg/L - - - <0.001
Benz(a)anthracene mg/L - - - <0.001
Benz(b)fluranthen mg/L - - - <0.001
Benz(k)fluranthen mg/L - - 0.00001 <0.001
Benzo(a)pyrene mg/L - - - <0.001
Benzo(ghi)perylene mg/L - - - <0.001
Chrysene mg/L - - - <0.001
Dibenz(ah)anthracene mg/L - - - <0.001
Fluoranthene mg/L - - - <0.001
Fluorne mg/L - - - <0.001
Indeno(123)pyrene mg/L - - - <0.001
Napthalene mg/L 0.016 - - <0.001
Phenanthrene mg/L - - - <0.001
Pyrene mg/L - - - <0.001
Total PAHs mg/L - - - <0.001
Halogenated Volatiles (PAHs) Units ANZG FMWQ* – 95% level of protection ARWQG** Australian Drinking Water Guidelines Results - 24/2/14
1112TetraClEthane
mg/L - - - -
1122TetraClEthane
mg/L - - - -
1,1DiChloroEthane
mg/L - - - -
1,1DiChloroEthene
mg/L - - - -
11DiChlorPropene
mg/L - - - -
123TriChlPropane
mg/L - - - -
12DiBr3ChlPrpane
mg/L - - - -
12DiBromoEthane
mg/L - - - -
12DiChlorEthene[c]
mg/L - - - -
12DiChlorEthene[t]
mg/L - - - -
12DiChloroEthane
mg/L - - - -
12 DiChloPropane
mg/L - - - -
13DiChlorPropane
mg/L - - - -
13DiChlPropene[c]
mg/L - - - -
13DiChlPropene[t]
mg/L - - - -
22DiChlorPropane
mg/L - - - -
2-ChloroToluene
mg/L - - - -
4-ChloroToluene
mg/L - - - -
BromChloMethane
mg/L - - - -
BroDiChloMethane
mg/L - - - -
BromoBenzene
mg/L - - - -
Bromoform
mg/L - - - -
CarbonTetChloride
mg/L - - - -
Chloroform
mg/L - - - -
ChloroBenzene
mg/L - - - -
DiBroChloMethane
mg/L - - - -
DiBromoMethane
mg/L - - - -
DiChloroMethane
mg/L - - - -
TriChloFluMethane
mg/L - - - -
TetraChloroEthene
mg/L - - - -
Vinyl Chloride
mg/L - - - -
111TriChlorEthane
mg/L - - - -
112TriChlorEthane
mg/L - - - -
TriChloroEthene
mg/L - - - -
Solvents Units ANZG FMWQ* – 95% level of protection ARWQG** Australian Drinking Water Guidelines Results - 24/2/14
Acetone
mg/L - - - -
Acrylonitrile
mg/L - - - -
Ethylhexyl Acrylate
mg/L - - - -
Isopropanol
mg/L - - - -
Methylethyl Ketone
mg/L - - - -
MIBK
mg/L - - - -
MAH (Mono aromatic hydrocarbons) Units ANZG FMWQ* – 95% level of protection ARWQG** Australian Drinking Water Guidelines Results - 24/2/14
Benzene
mg/L - - - -
Toluene
mg/L - - - -
Ethyl Benzene
mg/L - - - -
Xylenes
mg/L - - - -
Styrene
mg/L - - - -
Cumene
mg/L - - - -
124TriMethylBenz
mg/L - - - -
Nutrients Units ANZG FMWQ* – 95% level of protection ARWQG** Australian Drinking Water Guidelines Results - 24/2/14
TP mg/L - - - -
TKN mg/L - - - -
TCN mg/L - - - -
Nox mg/L - - - -

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