Water Quality Assessment

Technical Fact Sheet

The Fact Sheet will help people to determine the adequacy of water quality assessments and monitoring programs undertaken as part of environmental impact assessments. It examines the science behind various types of water pollution, and the likely ecological and biological impacts. The professional standards for water quality are identified and a glossary of terms is included.

This Fact Sheet will be useful for people who are concerned about the impact of proposed developments on water quality, and people who want to be able to evaluate the adequacy of water test results or initiate water quality testing themselves.

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