2010 + 2015: Queens Park Moonee Ponds (Vic). Pesticides: Multiple

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

Table 5: Urban Wetland Survey

Site 314: Queen’s Park Moonee Ponds

29/04/2010. Atrazine 0.015ug/L Simazine 4.78ug/L, Terbutryn 0.001ug/L, Desisopropylatrazine 0.22ug/L, Imidicloprid 0.065ug/L.

Sediment: 29/4/10 p,p’DDE 5.4ug/kg, Simazine 7.1ug/kg, atrazine-3-hydroxy 7ug/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


Queens Park Lake at the Strand, Moonee Ponds


Feb/April 2015: Bifenthrin 8ug/kg

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