Lower Hunter River Health Monitoring Program

Legacies of a century of industrial pollution and its impact on the current condition of the lower Hunter River estuary

This review documents what is known about the impact of industrial pollution on the condition of the Hunter River estuary.

Date
1 August 2017
Publisher
Office of Environment and Heritage
Type
Publication
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 978-1-76039-637-4
  • ID OEH20170190
  • File PDF 3MB
  • Pages 88
  • Name lower-hunter-river-health-monitoring-program-industrial-pollution-impact-170190.pdf

The Hunter River and its estuary have a long history of human use, misuse and contamination. This report collates the scattered literature  and environmental monitoring data into a cohesive description of the pressures and condition of the Hunter River, how this has been managed, and how the condition of the estuary has changed over the past 50 years.

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