Environmental Monitoring Results
Dust deposition is monitored on a monthly basis via dust gauges located at four locations around the Maroota area including Maroota Public School. Sites 1 to 3 relate to the EPA Licence No. 3407 and can be found in the Hitchcock Road AEMR. Site 4 relates to EPA License No. 3829 and can be found in the Pit 5 AEMR.
The results are reported to the EPA annually in the form of an Annual return. The EPA set a limit of 4 grams/m2/month for insoluble solids averaged over a 12 month reporting period.
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Operator attended noise monitoring is carried out quarterly at seven locations. Locations 1 to 4 relate to the Hitchcock Road Sand Project, ,locations 5 and 7 relate to the Pit 4 Quarry and location 6 relates to the Pit 5 Quarry. The locations and annual reports can be found in each respective AEMR.
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Water samples are collected quarterly from selected locations downstream from each site. Samples are collected (when creeks are in flow) quarterly or after significant rainfall events. The sampling locations can be found in the AEMR for each site.
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