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Water publications

Environmental Values - Environmental Protection (Water) Policy 2009

ANZECC reports

Working together to reduce impacts from shipping operations

  • ANZECC Working Party on Marine Debris, Review of Legislation, Management Strategies and Practices Volume 1 (see availability)
  • Best practice guidelines for waste reception facilities at ports, marinas and boat harbours in Australia and New Zealand (see availability)
  • Best Practice Guidelines for the Provision of Waste Reception Facilities at Ports, Marinas and Boat Harbours (see availability)
  • Code of Practice for Antifouling and In-water Hull Cleaning and Maintenance (see availability)
  • Communicating with the Maritime Industry about Sea Areas Sensitive to Shipping and Boating Operations (see availability)

Ecosystem health indicators

Noosa River

Noosa River

  • Ambient water quality monitoring program, March to December 1992. Environment technical report No. 12 (see availability)
  • Burrum, Gregory, Isis, Cherwell and Elliott Rivers: environmental values and water quality objectives: Basin No. 137
  • A city-wide assessment of water quality in Brisbane's creeks October 1999 - April 2000 (see availability)
  • Information report: environmental values projects - Moreton Bay / South-east Queensland, Mary River Basin / Great Sandy Region and Douglas Shire waters: Queensland water quality guidelines (see availability)
  • A preliminary assessment of sediment and nutrient exports from Queensland coastal catchments. Environment technical report No. 5, 1992 (see availability)
  • Scheduling environmental values and water quality objectives
  • Testing the Waters - A report on the quality of Queensland waters 1999 (see availability)
    Executive summary and introduction. (Full report available on CD)

Biological and habitat monitoring

  • Bacteriological monitoring of Redcliffe and Sunshine Coast beaches March 1994 - April 1994
  • Bacteriological monitoring of Sunshine Coast, Caboolture and Redcliffe beaches, and Maroochy and Mooloolah Rivers October 1997 to April 1998 (see availability)
  • Bacteriological assessment of beaches and river recreation areas in Redcliffe, Caboolture and the Sunshine Coast October 1998 to April 1999 (see availability)
  • Bacteriological assessment of beaches and river recreation areas in Redcliffe, Caboolture and the Sunshine Coast October 1999 to April 2000 (see availability)
  • Contaminants in Blunder Creek biota (see availability)
  • Contaminants in Mud Crabs and Sediments from the Maroochy River (see availability)
  • Hervey Bay report: Chlorophyll-a sampling by Oceana Project. (see availability) Environment technical report No. 23.
  • Investigation of mangrove dieback in the Pioneer River estuary, MacKay (see availability)
  • Levels of heavy metals in the sediments of Queensland rivers, estuaries and coastal waters (see availability)
  • Logan, Coomera and South Moreton Bay regional wastewater management study : Environmental Monitoring Program: Annual Report 1996 (see availability)
  • Long-term monitoring of chlorophyll-a in Hervey Bay, Queensland (see availability)
  • Lyngbya monitoring update archive: 2000 to 2010: last updated Dec 2010
  • Maroochy and Mooloolah Catchments - Water quality study 1997 (see availability). Environment technical report No. 29
  • Nerang River, Tallebudgera, Currumbin and Coombabah Creeks: Water Quality Report 1999 (see availability)
  • A preliminary assessment of sediment and nutrient exports from Queensland coastal catchments (see availability). Environment technical report No. 5, 1992
  • Recreational water quality monitoring at popular beaches, lakes and rivers in south-east Queensland, 2000-2001 (see availability)
  • Scoping study on a nutrient trading program to improve water quality in Moreton Bay (see availability)
  • South East Queensland Water Quality Monitoring Program - Redland Shire Waterways Water Quality Study 1997 (see availability). Environment technical report No. 27 incorporating the Tingalpa Creek Water Quality Study (June-July 1997 and November-December 1997)
  • South East Queensland Water Quality Monitoring Program - Redland Shire Waterways: Water Quality Study 1998 (see availability)
  • South East Queensland Water Quality Monitoring Program - Redland Shire Waterways: Water Quality Study 1999 ()
  • Southport Broadwater and adjacent Pacific Ocean: water quality study 1979 -1998 ()

Water quality guidelines

Water quality data

  • Long-term monitoring of chlorophyll-a in Hervey Bay, Queensland (see availability)
  • Water quality in Moggill, Oxley and Nundah Creeks: January 1998 to June 1999: incorporating long term trends analysis for the period November 1995 to June 1999 (see availability)
  • Water Quality in Wet Tropics streams, estuaries and inshore coastal waters - 2006 (see availability) Water Science Technical Report
  • Water quality summary report No. 2 - data: Oxley Creek, September 1988 to June 1990. (see availability) Environment data report No. 3

Water pollution

  • Fish-kill reporting and investigation manual, November 1998 (see availability)
  • Louisa Creek Catchment, Mount Louisa, Townsville: compliance inspection program report, November 2003–December 2003 (see availability) 
  • Logan, Coomera and South Moreton Bay regional wastewater quality management study 1996 (see availability)
  • Logan, Coomera and South Moreton Bay regional wastewater quality management study 1997 (see availability)
  • Logan, Coomera and South Moreton Bay regional wastewater quality management study 1998
  • Logan, Coomera and South Moreton Bay regional water quality management study 1999 (see availability)
  • Waste water discharge to Queensland's waters

Brochures

  • Regulatory impact statement: amendment to Schedule 1 of the Environmental Protection (Water) Policy 1997 - environmental values projects (see availability)
  • The tussle with the Asian green mussel - How to stop these unwanted hitchhikers boarding your boat (see availability)

Available from the library catalogue

The documents referred to on this page are available from the department’s online library catalogue.

Last updated
14 October 2016