Murray-Darling Basin Authority – Basin Salinity Management Strategy Annual Reporting and Audit
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 end date
The Basin Salinity Management Strategy is current until 2015. The Basin Water Quality and Salinity Management Plan will extend to 2024.
Objectives of the program
To monitor its compliance with end-of-valley salinity targets and present this information in an audited annual report.
Who is involved?
Contact details of lead organisation: water.monitoring♲dnrm.qld.gov.au
Murray-Darling Basin Authority and jurisdictions in the Murray-Darling Basin
List of indicators monitored
Scale of program
Brief description of sampling locations
Ten end-of-valley salinity target sites located in the Queensland and northern New South Wales sections of the Murray-Darling Basin. These sites are capable of capturing most end-of-valley flows and are equipped with time-series flow and electrical conductivity monitoring. Four interpretive sites are also used. End-of-valley sites are located downstream of irrigation.
Frequency of monitoring
Daily (continuous loggers)
Where is the program reported?
Last updated: 22 March 2013
This page should be cited as:
Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2013) Murray-Darling Basin Authority – Basin Salinity Management Strategy Annual Reporting and Audit, WetlandInfo website, accessed 13 May 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/assessment/monitoring/current-and-future-monitoring/murray-darling-basin-authority-basin-salinity.html