Water quality monitoring in acid sulfate soil areas


This information sheet has been prepared to assist councils, industry, community groups and landowners develop effective water quality monitoring programs for small scale acid sulfate soil remediation projects.

The information sheet details some considerations that must be taken into account when designing a water quality monitoring program in acid sulfate soil areas.

Topics include:

  • Reasons for monitoring
  • Factors affecting monitoring
  • Where to measure
  • Equipment
  • What parameters to measure
  • Acid Export
  • Indicators
  • After monitoring


Published: Dec 2002