1994: Mitchell River: Pesticides detected: Dieldrin, DDT, Atrazine, Metribuzin, Simazine, Endosulfan, Chlorpyrifos, Dimethoate

Horticultural pesticide residues in water. A survey of pesticide residues conducted in Gippsland Victoria, 1994 Agriculture Victoria, Research Report Series No. 146 Feb 1995

Bairnsdale/Mitchell River (exact locations ?)

Stream upstream of horticultural area: Dieldrin 0.02ug/L, DDT 0.017ug/L

Stream downstream of horticultural area: Dieldrin 0.005ug/L

Stream 20: Atrazine 0.14ug/L, Atrazine 0.8ug/L, Metribuzin 0.25ug/L, Simazine 0.61ug/L, Dieldrin 0.005ug/L.

Stream 21: Atrazine 3.2ug/L, Atrazine 0.83ug/L, Metribuzin 0.15ug/L, Endosulfan 0.004ug/L, Endosulfan 0.031ug/L, Dieldrin 0.006ug/L, Chlorpyrifos 0.002ug/L, Dimethoate 0.12ug/L