Environmental issues

Water quality

Further information

If you would like further information on the State Water Monitoring Strategy for NSW, please contact the SWMCC Secretariat:

c/- Environmental Science Branch
NSW Environment Protection Authority
59–61 Goulburn Street
SYDNEY NSW 2000

(PO Box A290
Sydney South NSW 1232)

Phone: 02 9995 5626
Fax: 02 9995 5925
E-mail: SWMCC@epa.nsw.gov.au

References

ANZECC & ARMCANZ (2000a) Australian and New Zealand Guidelines for Fresh and Marine Water Quality. Australian and New Zealand Environment and Conservation Council and Agriculture and Resource Management Council of Australia and New Zealand, Canberra, ACT.

ANZECC & ARMCANZ (2000b) Australian Guidelines for Water Quality Monitoring and Reporting. Australian and New Zealand Environment and Conservation Council and Agriculture and Resource Management Council of Australia and New Zealand, Canberra, ACT.

APHA (1998). Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 20th edition. American Public Health Association, Washington, DC.

Chessman, B.C. (1995) Rapid assessment of rivers using macroinvertebrates: A procedure based on habitat-specific sampling, family level identification and a biotic index. Australian Journal of Ecology, 20: 122–129.

Chessman, B.C., Williams. S.A. and Besley, C.H. (Manuscript in preparation). Comparative performance of a family and a genus-level biotic index for stream macroinvertebrates.

DLWC (2001). Integrated Monitoring of Environmental Flows: Methods Manual (draft). Edited by B. Chessman.  NSW Department of Land and Water Conservation. Sydney.

Hotzel, G. and Croome, R. (1999). A Phytoplankton Methods Manual for Australian Freshwaters. Land and Water Resources Research and Development Corporation, Occasional Paper 22/99.

Kingsford, R.T. (1999). Aerial surveys as a measure of river and landscape and floodplain health. Freshwater Biology 41: 425-438.

Turak, E. and Waddell, N. (2001).  New South Wales Australian River Assessment System (AUSRIVAS) Sampling and Processing Manual. NSW Environment Protection Authority, Sydney.

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