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

South Creek Site 3 (farms residential upstream): 29/1/13: Acetamiprid 0.1ug/L, Clothiandin 0.04ug/L, Imidacloprid 0.2ug/L, Thiacloprid 0.35ug/L

South Creek Site 8 (downstream mixed farms): 29/1/13: Acetamiprid 0.02ug/L, Clothiandin 0.12ug/L, Imidacloprid 0.17ug/L, Thiacloprid 0.07ug/L, Thiamethoxam 0.04ug/L

South Creek Site 8 (downstream mixed farms): 7/2/13: Acetamiprid 0.11ug/L, Imidacloprid 0.07ug/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