2009-2010: Yarra River (approximate locations). Pesticides detected: Australian record?

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Sugarloaf Reservoir supplies 1.5 million people in western and northern Melbourne with drinking water.

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Simazine 15ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Fipronil 0.22ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Methiocarb 1.2ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Atrazine 0.31ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Endosulfan 0.31ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Dimethoate 0.094ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Dieldrin 0.022ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir 4,4-DDD 0.022ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir 4,4-DDE 0.024ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Azoxystrobin 0.02ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Boscalid 0.02ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Cyproconazole 0.39ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir  DIA 1.3ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Diflenoconazole 0.15ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Dimethomorph 0.01ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Fenoxycarb 0.034ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Imidacloprid 0.59ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Indoxacarb 0.33ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Linuron 0.6ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Metalaxyl 0.012ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Myclobutanil 2.9ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Oxadixyl 0.39ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Penconazole 0.05ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Prochloraz 0.06ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Procymidone 0.91ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Prometryn 21ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Pyraclostrobin 0.1ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Pyrimethanil 70ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir  Spinosad 0.03ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir  Tebuconazole 0.04ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Tebufenozide 0.045ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Tetraconazole 0.059ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir  Triadimenol 0.002ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Trifloxystrobin 0.73ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Triadimefon 0.012ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Pendimethalin 0.04ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Propiconazole 0.021ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Trichlorfon 0.006ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir 4,4-DDT 0.046ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Fenarimol 0.2ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Chlorpyrifos 0.04ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Hexazinone 0.96ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir Carbaryl 0.039ug/L

Samples published January 2011 in Environment, Science & Technology, in article “Effects of Pesticides Monitored with Three Sampling Methods in 24 Sites on Macroinvertebrates and Microorganisms”

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir? 2008? Site 2 Simazine 0.023ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir? 2008? Site 12 Simazine 0.02ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir? 2008? Site 12 Fenoxycarb 0.002ug/L

Woady Yallock Creek Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir? 2008? Simazine 0.11 ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir? 2008? Site 1 Pirimicarb 0.004ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir? 2008? Site 2 Pirimicarb 0.004ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir? 2008? Site 1 Metalaxyl 0.003ug/L

Yarra River Upstream Sugarloaf Reservoir? 2008? Site 1 Myclobutanil 0.009ug/L