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Mackay Water Quality Monitoring


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.

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Mackay Botanical Gardens Photo by Reef Catchments

Program start date


Program end date


Objectives of the program

Monitor Water quality at the Mackay Botanical Gardens.

Who is involved?

Lead organisation

Reef Catchments

Contact details of lead organisation: reception♲

Partner organisations

Pioneer Catchment Landcare, Friends of the Mackay Botanic Gardens

List of indicators monitored

pH, EC, DO, water and air temp, turbidity, weather conditions, last rainfall, water level, water flow rate, stream data (width, depth, erosion, siltation), water appearance, water odour, exotic water plants, algal types, fish, phosphates

Scale of program


Brief description of sampling locations

3 sites within the Lagoons Reserve, Botanic Gardens, Mackay 

Frequency of monitoring

Every 2 months 

Where is the program reported?

Pioneer Catchment Landcare, Reef Catchments, Unidap

Frequency of Reporting


Last updated: 22 March 2013

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment, Science and Innovation, Queensland (2013) Mackay Water Quality Monitoring, WetlandInfo website, accessed 18 March 2024. Available at:

Queensland Government
WetlandInfo   —   Department of Environment, Science and Innovation