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National Environmental Science Programme’s

Tropical Water Quality Hub


Providing innovative research for practical solutions to maintain
and improve tropical water quality from catchment to coast


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Project 25 (2.1.7)

Monitoring and improving water quality in the runoff of sugar cane catchments in Far North Queensland is critical to protecting the health of the Great Barrier Reef.   Read More

Project Spotlight

Project 2.1.7
Engaging with farmers and demonstrating water quality outcomes to create confidence in on-farm decision-making

Recent global experiences suggest that spatially identifying and prioritizing landscape ‘hotspots’ of pollutant generation for management intervention, and small catchment-scale water quality monitoring in collaboration with landholders linking water quality with specific management practices, are among the most promising strategies for reducing water quality pollution. Read more

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