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South East Queensland (SEQ) Catchments Community Water Quality 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.

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Program start date


Program end date


Objectives of the program

The aim of the program is to:

  • assess finer spatial trends from ambient sampling
  • raise the awareness of surface and groundwater conditions
  • identify areas for remediation
  • validate existing data
  • assist local councils with their monthly monitoring programs.

Who is involved?

Lead organisation

Healthy Land and Water

Contact details of lead organisation: admin♲

Partner organisations

SEQ Catchments works closely with state agencies, local governments, volunteers, volunteer groups and the bulk water authority.

List of indicators monitored

  • Conductivity
  • pH
  • Turbidity
  • Dissolved oxygen
  • Water temperature
  • Salinity
  • Chlorophyll a
  • Air temperature
  • Nitrates
  • Phosphorus
  • Dissolved oxygen
  • Secchi depth

Scale of program


Brief description of sampling locations

Sampling is conducted in the 13 recognised Level 2 sub-catchments in SEQ (as defined by the Moreton Bay and Catchments Partnership mapping – 2004)

Frequency of monitoring

Monthly and bimonthly

Where is the program reported?

Data is available through a creative commons licence

Last updated: 22 March 2013

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2013) South East Queensland (SEQ) Catchments Community Water Quality Monitoring Program, WetlandInfo website, accessed 13 May 2021. Available at:

Queensland Government
WetlandInfo   —   Department of Environment and Science