2003 May – Wurdee Boluc Reservoir (Victoria) – Pesticide: 2,4-D

Wurdee Boluc Reservoir – Pesticides

12/5/03 Wurdee Boluc Reservoir (Vic) 2,4-D 34μg/L

Barwon Water Freedom of Information

Australian Drinking Water Guideline 2,4-D 30μg/L

There are registered products containing 2,4-D in its various forms (free acid, alkali and amine salts andesters) in Australia. These products are intended for professional and home garden use and are used in food crops, in forestry, on turf and on non-crop land including industrial/commercial areas. They may be applied to these uses by a boom spray and aircraft. Data on currently registered products are available from the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority. (ADWG 2011)