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Sawpit Creek Sewerage Treatment Plant

Environmental Protection License No 447

State of New South Wales (Office of Environment and Heritage)

Kosciuszko Road Perisher Valley NSW 2624

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2011-2012 data

2012-2013 data

2013-2014 

Monitoring point 1 - discharge to groundwater effluent quality monitoring

The outlet from the final treatment pond to an underground absorption trench view map (SCSTPmonpoints.pdf, 823kb)

Sample date

pH

Nitrogen (ammonia)

Nitrogen (total)

Phosphorus(total)

Total suspended 
solids

Biochemical oxygen
demand

Oil & grease

Faecal
coliforms

Data obtained     

Data published

 

 

mg/L 

mg/L

 mg/L

mg/L 

mg/L

 mg/L

cfu/100ml 

 

 

16-Oct-13  8.9  <0.1  1.1  0.07  <1  <2  24-Oct-13  04-Nov-13 
13-Nov-13  8.3  0.2  5.0  0.15  12  <1  <2  22-Nov-13  04-Dec-13 
11-Dec-13  9.5  <0.1  4.3  0.08  10  <1  <2 19-Dec-13  23-Dec-13 
08-Jan-14 9.3  <0.1  6.0 0.18 40 14 <1  <2 17-Jan-14  29-Jan-14 
05-Feb-14  8.0  0.1  1.1 0.09  <1  <2 13-Feb-14  05-Mar-14 
05-Mar-14  8.5  <0.1  1.4  0.06  10  <1  <2  14-Mar-14 21-Mar-14 
02-Apr-14  8.2  <0.1 1.1  0.05  <1  14-Apr-14  06-May-14
30-Apr-14 8.2 1.4 3.5 0.03 <2 <2 <1 <2 08-May-14 28-May-14
28-May-14 8.0 0.7 3.6 0.08 7 2 <1 <2 05-Jun-14 16-Jun-14
25-Jun-14 8.5 <0.1 4.3 0.07 10 8 <1 <2 02-Jul-14 21-Jul-14
23-Jul-14 7.8 0.2 8.1 0.13 7 2 <1 <2 30-Jul-14 04-Aug-14
20-Aug-14 7.8 0.8 3.6 0.06 4 <2 <1 <2 28-Aug-14 03-Sep-14
17-Sep-14 8.7 <0.1 3.2 0.08 5 5 <1 <2 24-Sep-14 29-Sep-14
15-Apr-15 7.7 0.8 1.3 0.03 3 <2 <1 <2 24-Apr-15 19-May-15

Monitoring point 2 - ambient water quality monitoring

Sawpit Creek upstream view map (SCSTPmonpoints.pdf, 823kb)

Sample date             pH Nitrogen(ammonia) Nitrogen(total) Phosphorus(total) Total suspended solids Biochemical oxygen demand Faecal coliforms Data obtained      Data published     
    mg/L  mg/L mg/L  mg/L  mg/L  cfu/100mL    
16-Oct-13 7.3  <0.1  0.09 <0.01 <2  <2  2 24-Oct-13 04-Nov-13
13-Nov-13  7.1  <0.1  0.24  0.02  <2  80  22-Nov-13  04-Dec-13 
11-Dec-13 7.3 <0.1 0.11  <0.01  <2  <2  19-Dec-13  23-Dec-13 
08-Jan-14  7.5  <0.1  0.07  <0.01  <2  <2  12  17-Jan-14  29-Jan-14 
05-Feb-14 7.5  <0.1  0.09  0.01  <2  <2  160 13-Feb-14  05-Mar-14 
05-Mar-14  7.4  <0.1  0.09  0.01  <2  <2  84  14-Mar-14  21-Mar-14 
02-Apr-14  7.3  <0.1  0.09  <0.01  <2  <2  20  14-Apr-14  06-May-14 
30-Apr-14 7.5 <0.1 0.12 0.02 7 <2 6 05-May-14 28-May-14
28-May-14 6.9 <0.1 0.43 0.04 13 <2 38 05-Jun-14 16-Jun-14
25-Jun-14 7.3 <0.1 0.26 0.03 7 <2 6 02-Jul-14 21-Jul-14
23-Jul-14 7.2 <0.1 0.10 0.01 4 <2 <2 30-Jul-14 04-Aug-14
20-Aug-14 7.0 <0.1 0.14 0.01 2 <2 8 28-Aug-14 03-Sep-14
17-Sep-14 7.2 <0.1 0.12 0.01 2 <2 <2 24-Sep-14 29-Sep-14
15-Apr-15 7.4 <0.1 0.06 0.01 <2 <2 8 24-Apr-15 19-May-15

Monitoring point 3 - ambient water quality monitoring

Sawpit Creek downstream view map (SCSTPmonpoints.pdf, 823kb)

Sample date            

pH

Nitrogen(ammonia)

Nitrogen(total)

Phosphorus(total)

Total suspended solids

Biochemical oxygen demnand

Faecal coliforms

Data obtained     

Data published     

 

 

mg/L 

mg/L 

mg/L 

mg/L 

mg/L 

cfu/100mL 

 

 

16-Oct-13  7.2  <0.1  0.09  <0.01  <2  <2  24-Oct-13  04-Nov-13
13-Nov-13  7.0  <0.1  0.24  0.02  <2  56  22-Nov-13  04-Dec-13 
11-Dec-13 7.3  <0.1  0.11  <0.01 <2  <2 19-Dec-13  23-Dec-13 
08-Jan-14  7.5  <0.1  0.08 

<0.01 

<2  <2  12  17-Jan-14  29-Jan-14
05-Feb-14  7.5  <0.1 0.09  <0.01  <2 220  13-Feb-14  05-Mar-14 
05-Mar-14 7.3  <0.1  0.09  0.01 <2  <2  32  14-Mar-14  21-Mar-14 
02-Apr-14  7.3  <0.1  0.10  <0.01  <2 <2 14  14-Apr-14  06-May-14 
30-Apr-14 7.3 <0.1 0.14 0.02 8 <2 4 08-May-14 28-May-14
28-May-14 6.9 <0.1 0.45 0.04 12 <2 110 05-Jun-14 16-Jun-14
25-Jun-14 7.2 <0.1 0.25 0.03 7 <2 16 02-Jul-14 21-Jul-14
23-Jul-14 7.1 <0.1 0.10 0.01 4 <2 <2 30-Jul-14 04-Aug-14
20-Aug-14 7.0 <0.1 0.15 0.01 2 <2 12 28-Aug-14 03-Sep-14
17-Sep-14 7.2 <0.1 0.11 <0.01 2 <2 2 24-Sep-14 29-Sep-14
15-Apr-15 7.3 <0.1 0.07 0.01 2 <2

2

 

24-Apr-14 19-May-15

Monitoring frequency required by Environment Protection Licence No 447 for all points is:

  • monthly
Page last updated: 18 May 2015