2011 September – 2014 July: Tuckers Creek (Tas). Pesticides detected: Metsulfuron Methyl, Prometryn, Simazine, Ethofumesate, Methabenzthiazuron, Boscalid, 2,4-D.

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TUCKERS CREEK AT BARNBOUGLE ROAD (#3465)

 2/9/11: Metsulfuron Methyl Trace, Prometryn 0.11ug/L, Simazine 0.7ug/L

Sample taken on 02/09/2011 contained approximately 1-2μg/L of Ethofumesate. This pesticide is not formally requested as part of general routine analysis.

 9/11/11: Prometryn 0.08ug/L, Simazine 0.17ug/L,

Sample taken on 09/11/2011 contained approximately 0.1μg/L of Ethofumesate and 0.2μg/L of Methabenzthiazuron. These pesticides are not formally requested as part of general analysis.

 19/1/12: Prometryn 0.19ug/L Sample taken on 19/01/2012 contained low levels of Ethofumesate and Methabenziazuron, both estimated between 0.05μg/L and 0.5μg/L. These pesticides are not formally requested as part of general analysis.

 16/3/12: Prometryn 0.16ug/L Sample taken on 16/03/2012 contained trace levels of Ethofumesate between the Minimum Detection Limit (MDL) of 0.04μg/L and Minimum Reporting Limit (MRL) of 0.1μg/L. This pesticide is not formally requested as part of general routine analysis.

 8/5/12: Boscalid 0.23ug/L, Prometryn 0.07ug/L

 10/7/12: 2,4-D 2.72ug/L, Prometryn Trace

 10/9/12: Prometryn Trace

 12/11/12: Prometryn 0.09ug/L

 1/2/13: Prometryn 0.07ug/L

 6/3/13: Prometryn 0.07ug/L

 6/5/13: Prometryn 0.05ug/L

 3/7/13: Prometryn Trace

 29/1/14: Prometryn Trace

 13/3/14: Prometryn Trace

 9/5/14: Prometryn Trace 

 14/7/14: 2,4-D 0.19ug/L

Source: Pesticide Water Monitoring Program – Routine Monitoring Results (Tas Govt)

http://dpipwe.tas.gov.au/Documents/Baseline%20Monitoring%20Program.pdf