2009 September – 2010 January: Yarra River (Spadonis). Pesticides detected: Multiple

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Site 1: Yarra River Spadonis

7/9/09: Simazine 0.14ug/L, Pirimicarb 0.008ug/L, Myclobutanil 0.008ug/L

22/10/09: Simazine 0.03ug/L, Pirimicarb 0.004ug/L, Metalaxyl 0.004ug/L, Pyraclostrobin 0.004ug/L

10/12/09: Dimethoate 0.061ug/L, Prometryn 0.35ug/L, Simazine 0.07ug/L, Methomyl 0.019ug/L, Imidacloprid 0.015ug/L, Carbaryl 0.007ug/L, Pirimicarb 0.003ug/L, Metalaxyl 0.004ug/L, Pyrimethanil 0.063ug/L, Myclobutanil 0.038ug/L, Pyraclostrobin 0.001ug/L

21/1/10: Dimethoate 0.002ug/L, Simazine 0.02ug/L, Imidacloprid 0.026ug/L, Pirimicarb 0.002ug/L, Metalaxyl 0.005ug/L, Azoxystrobin 0.001ug/L, Pyrimethanil 0.011ug/L, Myclobutanil 0.004ug/L, Fenoxycarb 0.001ug/L, Pendimethalin 0.01ug/L

Site 1 Sediment: 7/9/09 Pyrimethanil 4.2ug/kg. 22/10/09 Simazine 2ug/kg, Pyrimethanil 9ug/kg, Cyprodinil 1ug/kg. 10/12/09 Simazine 1.2ug/kg, Imidacloprid 4ug/kg, Pyrimethanil 8ug/kg, Myclobutanil 2ug/kg. 21/1/10 Pyrimethanil 3.3ug/L, Myclobutanil 1ug/kg

 

Melbourne Water and DPI  agrochemicals in Port Phillip Catchment project report 2009-10