2008 July – 2009 December: SAT site Alice Springs. Pesticides detected: DEET, Dicamba, Mecoprop, MCPA, 2,4-D, Dalapon, Desisipropyl Atrazine, Diuron, 3,4 Dichloroanaline, Simazine

SAT Site Alice Springs: Alice Springs SAT Project Hydrological and Water Quality Monitoring Report 2008-2009

“The study site is located in Alice Springs (Northern Territory) in central part of Australia. Soil Aquifer Treatment (SAT) commenced here on 3rd June 2008 at the Arid Zone Research Institute using treated wastewater following dissolved air flotation (DAF) at Alice Springs sewage treatment plant. The project is led by Power and Water Corporation (PWC) and this report, prepared by CSIRO, and supported by PWC and National Water Commission, is to evaluate the performance of the project, in particular rates of infiltration and changes in groundwater quality to build a basis for understanding how to continue to improve the operation of the site.”

2,4-D: 0.12ug/L

3,4 Dichloroanaline: 0.01ug/L – 0.05ug/L

Dalapon: 0.01ug/L – 0.04ug/L

DEET: 0.03ug/L – 0.07ug/L

Desisopropyl Atrazine: 0.02ug/L – 0.03ug/L

Dicamba: 0.03ug/L – 0.24ug/L

Diuron: 0.08ug/L – 0.32ug/L

MCPA: 0.02ug/L – 0.44ug/L

Mecoprop: 0.01ug/L – 0.02ug/L

Simazine: 0.05ug/L – 0.14ug/L