The Impact of Extreme Low Flows on the Water Quality of the Lower Murray River and Lakes (South Australia)

  title={The Impact of Extreme Low Flows on the Water Quality of the Lower Murray River and Lakes (South Australia)},
  author={Luke M. Mosley and Benjamin Zammit and Emily Leyden and Theresa M. Heneker and Matthew R. Hipsey and Dominic Skinner and Kane T. Aldridge},
  journal={Water Resources Management},
The impact of extreme low flows on the water quality of the Lower Murray River and Lower Lakes (Alexandrina and Albert) in South Australia was assessed by comparing water quality from five sites during an extreme low flow period (March 2007–November 2009) and a preceding reference period (March 2003–November 2005). Significant increases in salinity, total nitrogen, total phosphorus, chlorophyll a and turbidity were observed in the Lower Lakes during the low flow period. Consequently, water… Expand

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