Surface Water Monitoring Network
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
: The first river height measurement was taken at the site 143001A Brisbane River at Savages Crossing in 1909.
Program end date
Objectives of the program
This program aims to:
Who is involved?
Contact details of lead organisation: water.monitoring♲dnrm.qld.gov.au
Provides real time information to the Bureau of Meteorology to assist with Flood Warning services
List of indicators monitored
Scale of program
Brief description of sampling locations
The Surface Water Level Network consists of 400 stream gauging stations across QueenslandApproximately 170 of these stream gauging stations also collect time series water quality information.
Frequency of monitoring
Where is the program reported?
Last updated: 22 March 2013
This page should be cited as:
Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2013) Surface Water Monitoring Network, WetlandInfo website, accessed 13 May 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/assessment/monitoring/current-and-future-monitoring/surface-water-monitoring-network.html