1972 February: Ovens River below Morses Creek. Pesticide detected. HCB

“In 1971/2, this Department conducted a pesticide survey of the Ovens River catchment which was chosen because of reported heavy use of pesticides on the tobacco crops in that area…” (Commission of Public Health 6 February 1976).

9/2/72: Ovens River Below Morses Creek: HCB 0.06ug/L