2010 + 2015: Boardwalk Point Cook (Vic). Pesticides: Atrazine, Simazine, Metalaxyl, Bifenthrin, DEET, Pyrimethanil

Melbourne Water and DPI Agrochemicals in Port Phillip Catchment Project Report 2009-10

Table 5: Urban Wetland Survey

302 Boardwalk Pt Cook -37.88167177 144.7371936 28/04/2010 Atrazine 0.001ug/L, Simazine 0.058ug/L, Metalaxyl 0.003ug/L

Potentially toxic concentrations of synthetic pyrethroids associated with low density residential land use

Supplementary Material

Stephen Marshall*, David Sharley, Katherine Jeppe, Simon Sharp, Gavin Rose, Vincent Pettigrove


Boardwalk Wetland at Central Park Ave; Point Cook


Feb/April 2015: Bifenthrin 38ug/kg, DEET 12ug/kg, Pyrimethanil 7.22ug/kg

also see: https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/the-common-insecticide-poisoning-our-rivers-and-wetlands