2012-2013: Burdekin River at Home Hill (Qld). Pesticides: Ametryn, Atrazine, Diuron, Tebuthiuron

Burdekin River at Home Hill

Ametryn 1.7kg, Total Atrazine 240kg, Diuron 29kg, Tebuthiuron 30kg

Land Use Yield

Ametryn (Sugarcane) 0.014 kg/km2

Atrazine (Cropping, Forestry & Sugarcane) 0.11kg/km2

Diuron (Cropping, Horticulture & Sugarcane) 0.02kg/km2

Tebuthiuron  (Grazing) 0.00025kg/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