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Water monitoring and data

We monitor the quantity and quality of surface freshwater and groundwater systems across Queensland, and the water quality of Queensland coastal catchments. This supports natural resource management initiatives and water resource planning. 

Streamflow and groundwater data 

Access the latest water monitoring information from our monitoring sites across Queensland.

Wetlands information

Access a range of wetlands data on water quality, quantity and ecosystem monitoring:

Assessment programs

You can view reports relating to the Q-Catchments program (formerly the Stream and Estuary Assessment Program) and the Environmental Flows Assessment Program in the library catalogue.

Harmful algae

Harmful algal blooms are common seasonal events in both fresh and coastal marine waters. Find out about blue-green algae and the dangers to humans and stock.

Coastal catchments

Scientific data is available for the following subject areas:

  • Water quality monitoring across Queensland coastal catchments.
  • Nutrients, total suspended solids and pesticide and loads.

Contact us on or (07) 3170 5508 to request data. There may be a cost involved, depending on the data requested.

Some datasets are available through Queensland Government open data.

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16 May 2014

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