Water Quality

Water Quality

Sunwater monitors the water quality within its storages (dams and weirs), the downstream receiving environment and water treatment plants in accordance with regulatory approval requirements and Department standards and guidelines. The following sections provide additional information on the water quality monitoring reports and data.

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End of Waste Approval – Water Quality Reports

Sunwater has attained End of Waste Approvals which authorises the reuse and release of treated coal seam gas water to customers and the receiving environment to supplement the water supply schemes. Sunwater undertakes regular water quality monitoring and publishes the results in quarterly water quality monitoring reports.

Access to and use of the following data or information is governed by the Sunwater website terms and conditions of use, and accessing and/or using the data indicates your acceptance of those terms and conditions.

Glebe End of Waste Approval – ENEW07542518

2021

Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q1 March 2021

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q2 June 2021

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2020

Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q1 March 2020

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q2 June 2020

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q3 September 2020

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q4 December 2020

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2019

Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q1 March 2019

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q2 July 2019

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q3 September 2019

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q4 December 2019

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2018

Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q1 March 2018

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q2 June 2018

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q3 September 2018

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q4 December 2018

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2017

Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q1 March 2017

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q2 June 2017

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q3 September 2017

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q4 December 2017

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2016

Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q1 March 2016

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q2 June 2016

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q3 September 2016

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q4 December 2016

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2015

Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q3 September 2015

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q4 December 2015

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Chinchilla End of Waste Approval – ENEW07542418

2021

Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q1 March 2021

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q2 June 2021

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2020

Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q1 March 2020

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q2 June 2020

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q3 September 2020

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q4 December 2020

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2019

Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q1 March 2019

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q2 July 2019

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q3 September 2019

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q4 December 2019

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2018

Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q1 March 2018

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q2 June 2018

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q3 September 2018

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2017

Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q1 March 2017

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q2 June 2017

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q3 September 2017

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q4 December 2017

Download

2016

Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q1 March 2016

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q2 June 2016

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q3 September 2016

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q4 December 2016

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2015

Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q1 March 2015

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q3 September 2015

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q4 December 2015

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2014

Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q1 March 2014

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q2 June 2014

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q3 September 2014

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q4 December 2014

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2013

Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q3 September 2013

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Quarterly Water Quality Report

Q4 December 2013

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Water supply schemes – Water quality data

Sunwater monitors the water quality within its storages (dams and weirs) and the downstream receiving environment in accordance with regulatory requirements and Department standards and guidelines.

The water quality data available for access is summarised in the table below and consists of field and laboratory measurements.

ParameterUnitsDescriptionType
Temperaturedegree CelsiusWater temperatureField
Dissolved Oxygenmg/LMeasure the amount of oxygen dissolved in the waterField
pHpHIndicates the acidity or alkalinity of the waterField
Electrical Conductivityµs/cmAn indicative measure of salts in the waterField
Total Nitrogenmg/LIndicates the concentration of nutrients in the water – total nitrogen in water, including ammonia, nitrates, etc.Laboratory
Total Phosphorusmg/LIndicates the concentration of nutrients in the water – total phosphorus.Laboratory
Sulphidemg/LIndicates the amount of sulphides in water including hydrogen sulphide.Laboratory

Water quality data files

Access to and use of the following data or information is governed by the Sunwater website terms and conditions of use, and accessing and/or using the data indicates your acceptance of those terms and conditions.

Barker Barambah

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Bowen Broken Rivers

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Boyne River & Tarong

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Bundaberg

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