Capricorn Curtis Coast and Gladstone basins
In November 2014, the environmental values (EVs) and water quality objectives (WQOs) for Capricorn Curtis Coast waters were finalised and are now included in schedule 1 of the Environmental Protection (Water and Wetland Biodiversity) Policy—the EPP (Water and Wetland Biodiversity). This followed a process of planning and stakeholder consultation.
These water quality objectives underpin the the Gladstone Healthy Harbour Partnership report card scores for water quality.
To assist the development of the Gladstone Healthy Harbour Partnership report card, information on reporting zones linked to WQOs in the schedule documents is contained in the following:
Scheduled 2014. Draft consultation materials (reporting, maps — coastal/marine waters) were released for comment in 2017, and are now under review.
|Waters||Basin no.||Schedule 1—Document
Environmental Values and Water Quality Objectives
Surface fresh waters
|Curtis Island, Calliope River and Boyne River Basins, including all waters of Gladstone Harbour, the Narrows, Fitzroy delta estuary, Curtis Island, Calliope and Boyne River Basins, and adjacent coastal waters||Basins 131, 132, 133||Curtis Island, Calliope River and Boyne River Basins||
WQ1311 Curtis Island and Calliope
WQ1312 Gladstone Harbour and The Narrows
|WQ1272 Coastal waters||WQ1273 Groundwater|
|Styx River, Shoalwater Creek and Water Park Creek Basins, including all waters of the Styx, Shoalwater and Water Park Creek basins, Broadsound, Shoalwater Bay, Keppel Bay and adjacent coastal waters||Basins 127, 128, 129||Styx River, Shoalwater Creek and Water Park Creek Basins||WQ1271 Styx, Waterpark & Shoalwater||WQ1272 Coastal waters||WQ1273 Groundwater|
Water Quality Improvement Plans / Healthy Waters Management Plans
Spatial datasets for scheduled areas are available from the Queensland Spatial Catalogue, QSpatial. Search for ‘EPP’.
For further information please contact the Healthy Waters Policy and Strategy Team:
- by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- by mail to the Healthy Waters Policy and Strategy Team at GPO Box 2454, Brisbane Qld 4001