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Wet Tropics

Environmental values (EVs) and water quality objectives (WQOs) for Wet Tropics region waters were finalised in November 2014, and are now included in schedule 1 of the Environmental Protection (Water) Policy 2009—the EPP Water.

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Status

Scheduled 2014. Review commenced. The department is currently reviewing water quality datasets and other information as an input to the future update of scheduled environmental values and water quality objectives. Further information will be released when available. If you have data or seek further information, contact .

EPP Water – scheduled Environmental Values and Water Quality Objectives

Waters

Basin no.

Schedule 1—Document

Environmental Values and Water Quality Objectives

Schedule 1—Plan

Surface fresh waters

Schedule 1—Plan

Coastal waters

Schedule 1—Plan

Ground waters

Barron River Basin, including all waters of the Barron River Basin and adjacent coastal waters

Basin 110

Barron River Basin (PDF, 1.3M)

WQ1101 Barron River Basin (PDF, 4.2M)

WQ1082 Wet Tropics coastal waters (PDF, 2.5M)

WQ1082 Wet Tropics ground water zones (PDF, 2.2M)

Daintree and Mossman River basins, including all waters of the Daintree and Mossman River basins, Bloomfield and Mowbray Rivers, Saltwater Creek, and adjacent coastal waters

Basins 108, 109

Daintree and Mossman River Basins (PDF, 1.2M)

WQ1081 Daintree and Mossman River Basins (PDF, 3.0M)

WQ1082 Wet Tropics coastal waters (PDF, 2.5M)

WQ1082 Wet Tropics ground water zones (PDF, 2.2M)

Herbert River Basin, including all waters of the Herbert River Basin and adjacent coastal waters

Basin 116

Herbert River Basin (PDF, 1.2M)

WQ1161 Herbert River Basin (PDF, 4.9M)

WQ1082 Wet Tropics coastal waters (PDF, 2.5M)

WQ1082 Wet Tropics ground water zones (PDF, 2.2M)

Johnstone River Basin, including all waters of the Johnstone River Basin and adjacent coastal waters

Basin 112

Johnstone River Basin (PDF, 1.2M)

WQ1121 Johnstone River Basin (PDF, 4.4M)

WQ1082 Wet Tropics coastal waters (PDF, 2.5M)

WQ1082 Wet Tropics ground water zones (PDF, 2.2M)

Mulgrave and Russell River basins, including all waters of the Mulgrave and Russell River basins, Trinity Inlet, and adjacent coastal waters

Basin 111

Mulgrave and Russell River Basins (PDF, 1.2M)

WQ1111 Mulgrave and Russell River Basins (PDF, 3.7M)

WQ1082 Wet Tropics coastal waters (PDF, 2.5M)

WQ1082 Wet Tropics ground water zones (PDF, 2.2M)

Tully, Murray and Hinchinbrook Island River basins, including all waters of the Tully, Murray and Hinchinbrook Island River basins, Hinchinbrook Channel, Missionary Bay, and adjacent coastal waters

Basins 113, 114, 115

Tully, Murray and Hinchinbrook Island River Basins (PDF, 1.2M)

WQ1131 Tully, Murray and Hinchinbrook Island River Basins (PDF, 4.2M)

WQ1082 Wet Tropics coastal waters (PDF, 2.5M)

WQ1082 Wet Tropics ground water zones (PDF, 2.2M)

Supporting documents

Water Quality Improvement Plans / Healthy Waters Management Plans

Related Information

Spatial datasets

Spatial datasets for scheduled areas are available from the Queensland Spatial Catalogue, Qspatial. Search for ‘EPP’.

Contact details

For further information please contact the Healthy Waters Team:

Last updated
13 March 2017