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Perisher Sewage Treatment Plant

Environment Protection Licence no. 1797

State of New South Wales (Office of Environment and Heritage)
Kosciuszko Road, Perisher Valley, NSW, 2624

2015-2016

Monitoring point 1 - discharge to waters effluent quality monitoring

Discharge from the UV chamber to Perisher Creek view map (PDF 638kb)

Date

pH

Nitrogen
(ammonia)

Nitrogen
(total)

Phosphorus
(total)

Total
suspended
solids

BOD

Oil &
grease

 

Faecal
coliforms

Total
aluminium

Date
obtained

Date
published

  mg/Lmg/Lmg/Lmg/Lmg/Lmg/Lcfu/100mLmg/L  
 10-Jun-15 7.4  2.8  10  0.10  <1  <2  0.52  19-Jun-15  03-Jul-15
 08-Jul-15 7.5  1.8  6.2  0.16  <1 <2 0.39 17-Jul-15 27-Jul-15
22-Jul-15 7.5 1.5 5.0 0.43 16 4 <1 <2 1.16 29-Jul-15 10-Aug-15
05-Aug-15 7.8 6.0 11.6 0.76 32 7 <1 96 2.13 13-Aug-15 17-Aug-15
19-Aug-15 7.2 1.2 4.1 0.10 5 2 <1 27 0.54 28-Aug-15 31-Aug-15
02-Sep-15 7.4 1.8 4.9 0.22 7 4 <1 <2 0.67 11-Sep-15 18-Sep-15
16-Sep-15 7.7 1.0 2.3 0.34 11 5 <1 <2 0.82 24-Sep-15 02-Oct-15
30-Sep-15 7.7 0.8 1.9 0.22 7 5 <1 2 0.38 09-Oct-15 14-Oct-15
14-Oct-15 7.5 1.8 10.8 0.11 11 11 <1 <2 0.22 23-Oct-15 26-Oct-15
18-Nov-15 7.6 0.1 1.9 0.08 4 <2 <1 <2 0.31 26-Nov-15 02-Dec-15
16-Dec-15 7.7 <0.1 0.7 0.07 6 52 <1 <2 0.32 30-Nov-15 13-Jan-16
13-Jan-16 7.9 0.3 1.7 0.28 19 <2 <1 <2 1.99 25-Jan-16 27-Jan-16
10-Feb-16 8.0 0.3 3.1 0.10 3 <2 <1 <1 0.77 17-Feb-16 25-Feb-16
09-Mar-16 8.0 0.3 2.7 0.08 6 2 <1 <1 0.89 22-Mar-16 24-Mar-16
06-Apr-16 8.1 0.2 5.3 0.06 4 <2 <1 <2 0.74 23-Apr-16 02-May-16
04-May-16 8.1 5.4 9.3 0.11 3 3 <1 2 0.23 16-May-16 19-May-16

Monitoring point 2 - ambient water monitoring (Perisher Creek upstream)

Perisher Creek upstream view map (PDF 638kb)

Date          

pH

 

Nitrogen
(ammonia)

Nitrogen
(total)

Phosphorus
(total)

Total
suspended solids

Biochemical
oxygen
demand

 

Faecal
coliforms

Total
aluminium

Date
obtained

Date
published

  mg/Lmg/Lmg/Lmg/Lmg/Lcfu/100mlmg/L  
10-Jun-15 6.8 <0.1 0.09 <0.01 <2  <2  <2  0.08  19-Jun-15 03-Jul-15 
08-Jul-15 7.0  <0.1  0.06  <0.01  <2  <2  <2  0.04  17-Jul-15  27-Jul-15 
22-Jul-15 7.1 <0.1 0.08 <0.01 <2 <2 <2 0.07 29-Jul-15 10-Aug-15
05-Aug-15 6.6 <0.1 0.12 <0.01 <2 <2 <2 0.08 13-Aug-15 17-Aug-15
19-Aug-15 6.8 <0.1 0.07 <0.01 <2 4 <2 0.05 28-Aug-15 31-Aug-15
02-Sep-15 7.0 <0.1 0.10 <0.01 <2 <2 <2 0.06 11-Sep-15 18-Sep-15
16-Sep-15 6.8 <0.1 0.12 <0.01 <2 <2 <2 0.08 24-Sep-15 02-Oct-15
30-Sep-15 6.8 <0.1 0.07 <0.01 <2 <2 <2 0.09 09-Oct-15 14-Oct-15
14-Oct-15 6.7 <0.1 0.08 <0.01 <2 <2 <2 0.06 23-Oct-15 26-Oct-15
18-Nov-15 7.0 <0.1 0.09 <0.01 <2 <2 6 0.07 26-Nov-15 02-Dec-15
16-Dec-15

7.2

<0.1 0.11 <0.01 <2 <2 24 0.08 30-Dec-15 13-Jan-16
13-Jan-16 7.1 <0.1 0.14 <0.01 <2 <2 2 0.09 25-Jan-16 27-Jan-16
10-Feb-16 7.0 <0.1 0.08 <0.01 <2 <2 8 0.08 17-Feb-16 25-Feb-16
09-Mar-16 7.3 <0.1 0.10 <0.01 <2 <2 6 0.06 22-Mar-16 24-Mar-16
06-Apr-16 7.3 <0.1 0.10 <0.01 2 <2 18 0.06 23-Apr-16 02-May-16
04-May-16 7.0 <0.1 0.16 <0.01 2 <2 <2 0.13 16-May-16 19-May-16

Monitoring point 3 - ambient water monitoring (Perisher Creek downstream)

Perisher Creek downstream view map (PDF 638kb)

Date           

pH

 

Nitrogen
(ammonia)

Nitrogen
(total)

Phosphorus
(total)

Total
suspended
solids

Biochemical
oxygen
demand

Faecal
coliforms

Total
aluminium

Date
obtained

Date
published

  mg/Lmg/Lmg/Lmg/Lmg/Lcfu/100mLmg/L  
10-Jun-15 6.9  <0.1  0.28  <0.01  <2  <2  0.10  19-Jun-15  03-Jul-15 
08-Jul-15  7.2  0.1  0.35  <0.01  <2  <2  <2  0.06  17-Jul-15  27-Jul-15 
22-Jul-15 7.2 <0.1 0.39 0.03 2 <2 <2 0.14 29-Jul-15 10-Aug-15
05-Aug-15 6.7 <0.1 0.12 <0.01 <2 <2 <2 0.06 13-Aug-15 17-Aug-15
19-Aug-15 6.9 0.1 0.26 <0.01 <2 <2 2 0.06 28-Aug-15 31-Aug-15
02-Sep-15 7.1 <0.1 0.22 <0.01 <2 <2 <2 0.06 11-Sep-15 18-Sep-15
16-Sep-15 6.9 <0.1 0.13 <0.01 <2 <2 <2 0.10 24-Sep-15 02-Oct-15
30-Sep-15 6.9 <0.1 0.09 <0.01 <2 <2 <2 0.06 09-Oct-15 14-Oct-15
14-Oct-15 6.8 <0.1 0.16 <0.01 <2 <2 <2 0.06 23-Oct-15 26-Oct-15
18-Nov-15 7.0 <0.1 0.09 <0.01 <2 <2 2 0.07 26-Nov-15 02-Dec-15
16-Dec-15 7.2 <0.1 0.13 <0.01 2 3 38 0.09 30-Dec-15 13-Jan-16
13-Jan-16 7.1 <0.1 0.11 <0.01 <2 <2 8 0.10 25-Jan-16 27-Jan-16
10-Feb-16 7.0 <0.1 0.09 <0.01 2 <2 14 0.07 17-Feb-16 25-Feb-16
09-Mar-16 7.5 0.1 0.36 0.01 <2 <2 12 0.14 22-Mar-16 24-Mar-16
06-Apr-16 7.2 <0.1 0.09 <0.01 <2 <2 28 0.05 23-Apr-16 02-May-16
04-May-16 7.2 0.2 0.47 <0.01 2 <2 2 0.15 16-May-16 19-May-16

Monitoring frequency required by Environment Protection Licence No. 1797 for all points is:

  • fortnightly from July to September inclusive
  • monthly from October to June inclusive.
Page last updated: 19 May 2016