2012 – 2013: Burnett River (Qld) at Ben Anderson Barrage Head: Pesticides: Ametryn, Atrazine, Diuron, Hexazinone, Tebuthiuron

Burnett River at Ben Anderson Barrage Head Water

Ametryn 27kg, Total Atrazine 310kg, Diuron 130kg, Hexazinone 71kg, Tebuthiuron 87kg

Land Use Yield

Ametryn (Sugarcane) 0.43 kg/km2

Atrazine (Cropping, Forestry & Sugarcane) 0.058kg/km2

Diuron (Cropping, Horticulture & Sugarcane) 0.096kg/km2

Hexazinone (Cropping, Horticulture & Sugarcane) 0.0024kg/km2

Tebuthiuron  (Grazing) 0.0034kg/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