2010 + 2015: Jack Roper Reserve (Vic) Broadmeadows. Pesticides: Multiple

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

Table 5: Urban Wetland Survey

Site 312: Jack Roper Reserve Broadmeadows

28/04/2010. Dieldrin 0.002ug/L, Atrazine 0.029ug/L, Simazine 0.05ug/L, Terbutryn 0.022ug/L, Desisopropylatrazine 0.034ug/L, Metalaxyl 0.002ug/L, Propiconazole 0.002ug/L.

Sediment: 29/4/10 Bifenthrin 12ug/kg, Permethrin 28ug/kg, Dieldrin 2ug/kg, trans-Chlordane 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


Jack Roper Reserve Lake at Camp Rd; Broadmeadows


Feb/April 2015: Bifenthrin 32ug/kg, DEET 13ug/kg, Diuron 96ug/kg, Permethrin 29.5ug/kg

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