2013 January – February. Eastern Creek Sydney. Pesticides: Neonicotinoids.

Eastern Creek Site 1 (downstream a residential park): 29/1/13: Acetamiprid 0.19ug/L, Clothiandin 0.11ug/L, Imidacloprid 0.32ug/L, Thiacloprid 0.4ug/L, Thiamethoxam 0.17ug/L

Eastern Creek Site 13 (downstream orchards): 7/2/13: Acetamiprid 0.37ug/L, Clothiandin 0.42ug/L, Imidacloprid 0.42ug/L, Thiacloprid 0.16ug/L, Thiamethoxam 0.2ug/L

Source: Detection and analysis of neonicotinoids in river waters – Development of a passive
sampler for three commonly used insecticides ARTICLE in CHEMOSPHERE · FEBRUARY 2014

Impact Factor: 3.5 · DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.10.051 · Source: PubMed. Francisco Sanchez-Bayo University of Sydney, Ross V Hyne Office of Environment and Heritage