EPA Licence and Monitoring Data

EPA Licence and Monitoring Data

With the introduction of the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (POEO Act) the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) requires all holders of environment protection licences to make publicly available pollution monitoring data.

Under Council’s care are sewerage treatment plants in Casino, Coraki, Evans Head, Waste & Resource Recovery facility at Nammoona (Casino), Woodview quarry and the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX). Testing is set by the EPA under requirements specific to each sites licence.

Richmond Valley Council EPA licences

Council holds licences for the below facilities and the licences are available for download:

Pollution monitoring results

Data abbreviations:

Total N Total Nitrogen
Total P Total Phosphorous
BOD Bio Oxygen Demand
SS Suspended Solids
UV-254 A test for UV absorption
F Col. Faecol Coliforms
Alum Aluminium
Elec Cond. Electrical Conductivity

For the water treatment plant, the following water sample results are available: Consumer Weekly, Monthly and Quarterly, Weekly and Monthly Raw and Finished reports and Weekly Fluoride.

For the sewage treatment plants, quality data for Casino, Coraki and Evans Head is available in Excel spreadsheet. The spreadsheets on the individual STP pages have both historical and current data.

When a result is recorded which is over the licensee’s prescribed limit, an explanation of why the excess occurred is required to complement the data.  Any notes on over-limits are identified in yellow highlighting.

Monitoring data

Monitoring data can be found below or for further information about the requirement of licensee’s to publish pollutant monitoring data, visit the EPA website.

Monitoring Data

Nammoona Monitoring Data - December 2018

Published on 10/01/2019 File Size 271 KB

NRLX Monitoring Data - February 2019

Published on 30/01/2019 File Size 88 KB

NRLX Irrigation Data - 2019

Published on 15/03/2019 File Size 540kb

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