Application of the Australian river bioassessment system (AUSRIVAS) in the Brantas River, East Java, Indonesia.

Assessment of river 'health' using biological methods, particularly those based on macro-invertebrates, is now commonplace in most developed countries. However, this is not the case in most developing countries, where physical and chemical methods are used to assess water quality, with very little use of biological assessment methods. This paper reports on… CONTINUE READING