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Derwent Estuary Recreational Water Quality monitoring program - Howrah West

Australian Ocean Data Network
Derwent Estuary Program
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The citation in a list of references is: citation author name/s (year metadata published), metadata title. Citation author organisation/s. File identifier and Data accessed at (add http link).

Please acknowledge the Derwent Estuary Program (and partners Norske Skog and Nyrstar) as data providers in all resulting thesis reports talks and publications that may arise from the use of the data.

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Howrah West monitoring site is collected as part of the Derwent Beach Watch program. Derwent Beach Watch is a collaborative program between councils and state government that tests water quality at 18 swimming sites around the estuary during summer months.
Water samples are collected each Tuesday from the start of December to the end of March and analysed for the faecal indicator bacteria Enterococci (Enteralert method) at the Public health Lab. Because the samples must be cultured, it takes several days to publish the results.

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Norske Skog
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Bacterial samples are collected using Public Health glass bacteria bottles.
HydroLab vertical profiler is used to collect temperature, salinity, ph and turbidity.
Information on the Hydrolab Vertical profiler :
http://www.hachhydromet.com/web/ott_hach.nsf/id/pa_home_e.html

Data time period: 04 12 2007 to 27 03 2012

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147.391,-42.8809

147.391,-42.8809

text: northlimit=-42.8809; southlimit=-42.8809; westlimit=147.391; eastLimit=147.391

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