2012 May – 2013 May: Outer Whitsunday Islands. Pesticides: Multiple

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Pesticide monitoring in inshore waters of the Great Barrier Reef using both time-integrated and event monitoring techniques (2012 – 2013) September 2013
Prepared for – The Program Manager, The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.

Entox The University of Queensland National Research Centre for Environmental Toxicology

Appendix D p72 Table 33 Outer Whitsunday, Mackay Whitsunday  region – Concentration in water (ng.L-1)

5 May 12 – 27 Jul 12: Ametryn 0.06, Atrazine 2.84, DE Atrazine 0.37,, Diuron 2.44, Hexazinone 0.37, Prometryn 0.01, Simazine 0.15, Tebuthiuron 1.11, Metolachlor 0.04

27 Jul 12 – 31 Aug 12: Ametryn 0.03, Atrazine 0.34, Diuron 0.93, Hexazinone 0.11, Prometryn 0.01, Simazine 0.02, Tebuthiuron 0.51

31 Aug 12 – 1 Oct 12: Ametryn 0.01, Atrazine 0.33, DE Atrazine 0.06,  Diuron 0.5, Hexazinone 0.06, Simazine 0.03,  Tebuthiuron 0.16, Metolachlor 0.04

1 Oct 12 – 3 Nov 12: Ametryn 0.02, Atrazine 0.17, Diuron 0.3,Tebuthiuron 0.04, Metolachlor 0.02

3 Nov 12 – 3 Dec 12: Ametryn 0.01, Atrazine 0.07, Diuron 0.32, Hexazinone 0.03, Prometryn 0.01, Tebuthiuron 0.02, Metolachlor 0.01

3 Dec 12 – 5 Feb 13: Ametryn 0.01, Atrazine 0.13, DE Atrazine 0.03, Diuron 0.25,  Hexazinone 0.02, Simazine 0.03, Tebuthiuron 0.01, Metolachlor 0.01

5 Feb 13 – 4 Mar 13: Ametryn 0.61 (PDMS 2.9), Atrazine 3.2, DE Atrazine 0.06, Diuron 38,  Hexazinone 6.8, Tebuthiuron 4.7, Metolachlor 0.58, Imidacloprid 0.52, Galaxolide (PDMS 0.08)

4 Mar 13 – 5 May 13: Ametryn 0.11, Atrazine 1.0, DE Atrazine 0.12, Diuron 2, Hexazinone 0.53, Simazine 0.07, Tebuthiuron 3.7, Metolachlor 0.39 (PDMS 4.6)