2011: North Johnstone River (Qld). Pesticides: Diuron, Simazine, Atrazine, Hexazinone, Tebuthiuron, Pendimethalin

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A WATER QUALITY ISSUES ANALYSIS FOR THE JOHNSTONE RIVER BASIN

Report No. 11/05

for Terrain NRM

Stephen Lewis and Jon Brodie

Australian Centre for Tropical Freshwater Research, James Cook University

Final report April 2011

Agrochemicals

Herbicides

… More recent monitoring in the North Johnstone River with passive samplers has detected diuron, simazine, atrazine, hexazinone, tebuthiuron and pendimethalin (Kapernick et al., 2006; 2007; Shaw et al., 2010).