Current volume and load, and change over time of discharge from sewage treatment plants into waterways


Annual volume and load of nitrogen and phosphorous released from sewage treatment plants into waterways for the South East Queensland and Great Barrier Reef catchment areas for the period 2010–2019. Monitoring data was sourced from the department’s Water Tracking and Electronic Reporting System (WaTERS) which receives discharge monitoring data from councils and water utilities in Queensland. The data presented is for coastal sewage treatment plants that release directly to estuarine or marine water or release to locations within 10km from estuarine or marine waters.

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Column Type Label Description
Region text
Variable text
2010 numeric
2011 numeric
2012 numeric
2013 numeric
2014 numeric
2015 numeric
2016 numeric
2017 numeric
2018 numeric
2019 numeric

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Created 3 September 2021
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