The EPA has undertaken to conduct water quality monitoring in Okehampton Bay and the Mercury Passage for a period of 12 months as of August 2017. The monitoring program aims to increase the understanding of water quality within the Mercury Passage and within Okehampton Bay. Extension of the monitoring program is subject to review following the initial 12 month period.
Okehampton Bay Monitoring Plan (398Kb)
Purpose of Water Quality Monitoring Program
- Provide water quality information to increase the understanding of water quality in the Mercury Passage and within Okehampton Bay;
- Provide water quality information to assist nutrient dispersion modelling and biogeochemical model development and validation;
- Provide independent validation of water quality information collected by (or on behalf of) Tassal.