1980 July – 1981 May: Wandin Yallock Creek. Pesticides detected: TDE, DDE, DDT, Dieldrin, Lindane, 2,4,5-T

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Queens Roadbridge, Wandin Yallock Creek

TDE detected; 17/7/80 0.009ug/L

DDE detected; 2/7/80 0.01ug/L, 17/7/80 0.009ug/L, 17/9/80 0.01ug/L.

DDT detected; 2/7/80 0.02ug/L, 17/7/80 0.03ug/L.

Dieldrin detected; 2/7/80 0.03ug/L, 17/7/80 0.03ug/L, 30/7/80 0.03ug/L, 12/11/80 0.03ug/L

Lindane detected; 17/7/80 0.05ug/L, 30/7/80 0.03ug/L, 27/8/80 0.02ug/L,  17/9/80 0.02ug/L, 15/10/80 0.02ug/L, 26/11/80 0.08ug/L

2,4,5-T detected; 10/12/80 1.3ug/L

Sediment analysis.

DDE detected; 23/12/80 0.02ug/L, 15/5/81 0.02ug/L

TDE detected; 23/12/80 0.02ug/L

DDT detected; 23/12/80 0.04ug/L

Dieldrin detected; 23/12/80 0.01ug/L, 15/5/81 0.02ug/L

Pilot Survey of pesticide levels in water and sediments of streams in agricultural catchments
Publication No:142 March 1982 Water Quality Branch Environment Protection Authority, 240 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne 3002