2010 + 2015: Mount Cooper, Bundoora. Pesticides: Atrazine, Simazine, Terbutryn, Bifenthrin, DEET, Diuron, Prometryn

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

Table 5: Urban Wetland Survey

Site 306: Mount Cooper wetlands Bundoora

22/04/2010. Atrazine 0.003ug/L, Simazine 0.049ug/L, Terbutryn 0.022ug/L.

Sediment: 22/4/10 Bifenthrin 35ug/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


Mt Cooper Wetland; Bundoora


Feb/April 2015: Bifenthrin 43ug/kg, DEET 13ug/kg, Diuron 86ug/kg, Prometryn 26ug/kg,

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