A combined Townsville Council, State Government, Commonweath and community base initiative to maintain and enhance
our healthy waterways in the coastal dry tropics.

Supporting Documents

The main documents used to inform the draft WQIP are a synthesis of a wide range of information including condition assessment studies, literature reviews and community and stakeholder consultation. To view these documents select the appropriate links below (be aware that some the files are rather large).

1. Catchments and Receiving waters Report (.pdf 26.7 Mb !)

A description of the Black Ross WQIP area with information about the basins, sub basins, catchments, waterways, waterbodies and receiving waters including landuse and water quality current condition.

1a. Socio-demographic Information (.pdf 2.4 Mb)

2. Pollutant Types and Sources Report (.pdf 8.5 Mb)

This document reviews the types of water quality pollutants likely to be found in the Black Ross WQIP area and their sources. It also contains information on the process for determining pollutant loads using catchment modelling.

3. EVs and WQOs Report (.pdf 5 Mb)

A description of the process used to determine draft Environmental Values (EVs), draft Water Quality Objectives and draft water quality targets for the Black Ross WQIP area.

4. Loads Targets Addendum

Initial end of catchment load targets were estimated. The Addendum replaced section 5.4.3 of the Draft Black Ross WQIP.

5. Reasonable Assurance Statement (.pdf 116 kb)

Other documents used to compile reports are available to view on Background Reports page





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