2010 + 2015: Cala Street Ponds, Footscray. Pesticides: Multiple

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

Table 5: Urban Wetland Survey

Site 321: Cala St Ponds West Footscray

29/04/2010. Dimethoate 0.001ug/L, Dieldrin 0.004ug/L, Atrazine 0.033ug/L, Simazine 0.46ug/L, Desisopropylatrazine 0.065ug/L, Metalaxyl 0.001ug/L, Triadimenol 0.004ug/L.

Sediment: 29/4/10 p,p-DDE 3ug/kg, Dieldrin 11ug/kg, Simazine 4ug/kg, atrazine-2-hydroxy 2ug/kg

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


Cala St Ponds at Cala St; West Footscray


Feb/April 2015: Bifenthrin 16ug/kg, DEET 8.8ug/kg, Metolachlor 51.9ug/kg, Pyrimethanil 4ug/kg

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