• Project No 4105
  • Project Name Nutrient sources of Tilligerry Creek estuary, NSW, using stable isotope analysis
  • Lead Organisation Hunter Water
  • Research Lead University of Newcastle
  • Main Researcher Richard Connor
  • Completion Year 2014

Project Description

This research investigated the impact of failing on-site septic systems and agricultural runoff entering the Tilligerry Creek and broader Port Stephens estuary.  The results provided a better understanding of nutrient impact has on the receiving environment in the short, medium and long term.

Honours Thesis completed by Richard Connor in June 2014.