2015/16 – Isisford (Queensland) – Turbidity

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Isisford (Queensland) – Turbidity

2015/16: Isisford (Queensland) – Turbidity 2024 NTU (Maximum detection during year) (57.87 NTU av.)

Longreach Regional Council Drinking Water Quality Management Plan 2015/16

Chlorine-resistant pathogen reduction: Where filtration alone is used as the water treatment
process to address identified risks from Cryptosporidium and Giardia, it is essential
that filtration is optimised and consequently the target for the turbidity of water leaving
individual filters should be less than 0.2 NTU, and should not exceed 0.5 NTU at any time
Disinfection: A turbidity of less than 1 NTU is desirable at the time of disinfection with
chlorine unless a higher value can be validated in a specific context.

Aesthetic: Based on aesthetic considerations, the turbidity should not exceed 5 NTU at the
consumer’s tap