2010 + 2015: Gresswell Reserve Bundoora. Pesticides: Multiple

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

Table 5: Urban Wetland Survey

Site 301: Greswell Reserve Bundoora

22/04/2010. Atrazine 0.006ug/L, Simazine 0.039ug/L, Terbutryn 0.001ug/L, Propiconazole 0.006ug/L.

Sediment: 22/4/10 Bifenthrin 59ug/kg, Permethrin 34ug/kg, p,p’DDE 4.7ug/kg, Trifloxystrobin 1ug/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


Gresswell Reserve, Bundoora


Feb/April 2015: Bifenthrin 92.2ug/kg, Diuron 221ug/kg, Permethrin 27.15ug/kg, Pyrimethanil 2ug/kg

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