2010 February: Herbicide Truck Rollover near Wandoan Qld

Herbicide truck rollover – Wandoan

On 11 February 2010, a truck carrying a load of mixed herbicides rolled over adjacent to Roche Creek 20 km north of Wandoan on the Leichhardt Highway, resulting inthe release of 20 000 litres of chemical into the table drain.
Due to the impending risk of heavy rain and likelihood of serious environmental harm to Roche Creek and downstream water users, DERM took emergency action to ensure that the site was cleaned up and remediated.