2012-2013: Barratta Creek (Qld). Pesticides: Ametryn, Atrazine, Diuron, Hexazinone, Tebuthiuron

Baratta Creek at Northcote

Ametryn 13kg, Total Atrazine 520kg, Diuron 80kg, Hexazinone 1.1kg, Tebuthiuron 0.049kg

Land Use Yield

Ametryn (Sugarcane) 0.098 kg/km2

Atrazine (Cropping, Forestry & Sugarcane) 3.4kg/km2

Diuron (Cropping, Horticulture & Sugarcane) 0.52kg/km2

Hexazinone (Forestry, Grazing & Sugarcane) 0.0015kg/km2

Tebuthiuron (Grazing) 0.000082kg/km2

Source: Reef Water Quality Protection Plan. Total Suspended Solids, Nutrients & Pesticide Loads (2012-2013) for Rivers that Discharge to the Great Barrier Reef – Great Barrier Reef Catchment Loads Monitoring 2012-2013

https://www.reefplan.qld.gov.au/measuring-success/paddock-to-reef/assets/2012-2013-gbr-catchment-loads-technical-report.pdf