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Okehampton Bay Monitoring Program

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

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.

Okehampton Bay Monitoring Results

Indepenent Validation of Monitoring Results for MP2

Water Section
134 Macquarie Street
Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: 03 6165 4599 Fax: 03 6173 0254
Email: water@epa.tas.gov.au‚Äč