Surface Water Ambient Network (SWAN) – Water quality
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
Objectives of the program
The program aims to:
Who is involved?
Contact details of lead organisation: water.monitoring♲dnrm.qld.gov.au
Queensland Health Forensic and Scientific Services (notional program for analysis of manual samples)
List of indicators monitored
In-situ (on-site) sampling at all sites may include:
Continuous time series measurements at a subset of sites:
Scale of program
Brief description of sampling locations
The Surfacewater Ambient Network and consists of 242 stream gauging station sites in Queensland.
Frequency of monitoring
Monitoring frequency is defined in the approved network list and is variable.
Where is the program reported?
Last updated: 1 August 2017
This page should be cited as:
Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2017) Surface Water Ambient Network (SWAN) – Water quality, WetlandInfo website, accessed 13 May 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/assessment/monitoring/current-and-future-monitoring/surface-water-ambient-network.html