2010 + 2015: Regent Street, Mount Waverely (Vic). Pesticides: Dieldrin, Simazine, Desisopropylatrazine, Imidacloprid, p,p’DDE, p,p’DDD

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

Table 5: Urban Wetland Survey

Site 322: u/S Regent St Mt Waverley

21/04/2010. Dieldrin 0.003ug/L, Simazine 0.093ug/L, Desisopropylatrazine 0.01ug/L, Imidicloprid 0.007ug/L.

Sediment: p,p’DDE 8.6ug/kg, p,p’DDD 3ug/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


Regent St Wetlands u/s Regent St; Mt Waverley


Feb/April 2015: Bifenthrin 41ug/kg, DEET 10ug/kg, Diuron 51ug/kg, Trifloxystrobin 48ug/kg

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