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Sawpit Creek Sewerage Treatment Plant

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 data

2014–2015

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 

 

 

15-Oct-14 8.7  <0.1 1.9 0.10 11 4 <1 144 22-Oct-14 03-Nov-14
12-Nov-14 8.2  0.2 5.9 0.39 72 13 <1 34 20-Nov-14 01-Dec-14
10-Dec-14 7.1 <0.1 0.7 0.05 7 <2 <1 <2 22-Dec-14 07-Jan-15
14-Jan-15 7.6 <0.1 1.2 0.11 7 <2 <1 <1 25-Jan-15 28-Jan-15
11-Feb-15 7.9 0.4 1.9 0.13 14 3 <1 <2 18-Feb-15 10-Mar-15
11-Mar-15 8.1 0.1 1.2 0.04 6 2 <1 <2 24-Mar-15 02-Apr-15
15-Apr-15 7.7 0.8 1.3 0.03 3 <2 <1 <2 24-Apr-15 03-Jun-15
13-May-15 8.4 <0.1 2.7 0.03 4 3 <1 <2 22-May-15 03-Jun-15
10-Jun-15 8.1 1.2 4.5 0.04 4 3 <1 <2 19-Jun-15 30-Jun-15
22-Jul-15   No discharge                
19-Aug-15 8.1 0.6 2.1 0.14 3 3 <1 110 28-Aug-15 31-Aug-15
16-Sep-15 9.1 <0.1 3.9 0.27 17 10 <1 4 24-Sep-15 02-Oct-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    
15-Oct-14 7.3 <0.1 0.17 0.02 4 <2 16 22-Oct-14 03-Nov-14
12-Nov-14 7.4  <0.1 0.10 0.01 <2 <2 42 20-Nov-14 01-Dec-14
10-Dec-14 7.8 <0.1 0.17 0.01 2 <2 50 22-Dec-14 07-Jan-15
14-Jan-15 7.7 <0.1 0.31 0.02 4 <2 108 25-Jan-15 28-Jan-15
11-Feb-15 7.5 <0.1 0.12 <0.01 <2 <2 16 18-Feb-15 10-Mar-15
11-Mar-15 7.5 <0.1 0.09 0.01 3 <2 16 24-Mar-15 02-Apr-15
15-Apr-15 7.4 <0.1 0.06 0.01 <2 <2 8 24-Apr-15 03-Jun-15
13-May-15 7.4 <0.1 0.10 <0.01 <2 <2 4 22-May-15 03-Jun-15
10-Jun-15 7.4 <0.1 0.08 <0.01 <2 <2 4 19-Jun-15 30-Jun-15
22-Jul-15 7.5 <0.1 0.10 0.01 <2 <2 2 30-Jul-15 10-Aug-15
19-Aug-15 7.3 <0.1 0.10 <0.01 <2 <2 2 28-Aug-15 31-Aug-15
16-Sep-15 7.5 <0.1 0.11 <0.01 <2 <2 10 24-Sep-15 02-Oct-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 

 

 

15-Oct-14 7.2 <0.1 0.16 0.02 4 <2 16 22-Oct-14 03-Nov-14
12-Nov-14 7.4 <0.1 0.09 0.01 <2 <2 58 20-Nov-14 01-Dec-14
10-Dec-14 7.9 <0.1 0.17 0.02 2 <2 60 22-Dec-14 07-Jan-15
14-Jan-15 7.5 <0.1 0.33 0.02 4 <2 90 25-Jan-15 28-Jan-15
11-Feb-15 7.5 <0.1 0.14 <0.01 <2 <2 22 18-Feb-15 10-Mar-15
11-Mar-15 7.4 <0.1 0.08 <0.01 <2 <2 10 24-Mar-15 02-Apr-15
15-Apr-15 7.3 <0.1 0.07 0.01 2 <2 2 24-Apr-15 03-Jun-15
13-May-15 7.3 <0.1 0.10 0.01 2 <2 <2 22-May-15 03-Jun-15
10-Jun-15 7.3 <0.1 0.08 0.01 3 <2 8 19-Jun-15 30-Jun-15
22-Jul-15 7.5 <0.1 0.10 <0.01 <2 <2 <2 30-Jul-15 10-Aug-15
19-Aug-15 7.3 <0.1 0.09 <0.01 <2 <2 <2 28-Aug-15 31-Aug-15
16-Sep-15 7.4 <0.1 0.11 <0.01 <2 <2 10 24-Sep-15 02-Oct-15

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

  • monthly

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Page last updated: 02 October 2015