Great Artesian Basin Springs Monitoring Program
The map below highlights the areas where sampling has occurred for this program.
Click on the map to view information about the drainage basins in this area.
Program start date
Program commenced in 2011, following a pilot in 2008
Program end date
Current until 2016
Objectives of the program
To examine the relationship between spring flows and vegetated wetland area in order to monitor groundwater flows from springs. This is to improve the water resource plans in the Great Artesian Basin.
Who is involved?
Department of Natural Resources and Mines
Contact details of lead organisation: water.monitoring♲dnrm.qld.gov.au
No partner organisations
List of indicators monitored
Scale of program
Brief description of sampling locations
Six sites across the Great Artesian Basin – Edgbaston/Myross (Barcaldine North), Elizabeth (North West), Abercorn (Mulgildie), Spring Rock (Surat North), Moorabinda (Surat North) and Yowah Creek (Warrego East).
Frequency of monitoring
At least once every three years
Where is the program reported?
Report to be published online following completion of monitoring
Last updated: 22 March 2013
This page should be cited as:
Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2013) Great Artesian Basin Springs Monitoring Program, WetlandInfo website, accessed 13 April 2023. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/assessment/monitoring/current-and-future-monitoring/great-artesian-basin-springs-monitoring-program.html