What is the potential biosecurity risk if piggery pond effluent entered a waterway during a 1-in-25 year rain event?


This document provides information regarding the likelihood and consequence of
piggery effluent entering a waterway in a 1-in-25 year rainfall event.

Topics include:

  • Biosecurity
  • What is a 1-in-25 year event?
  • Pig effluent
  • What is the biosecurity risk of pond effluent?
  • Effluent pond design and operation
  • Risk of waterway contamination in a pond overflow event


Published: May 2020