An excellent resource about different analytes measured in water and the effect they have on Aquatic Ecosystems; Recreational Water; Drinking Water; Agricultural (irrigation & livestock) Water; and Industrial Water.
An excellent resource which describes the quality of drinking water, acceptable analyte limits and how contaminants may be treated. Fact sheets for each analyte (including microbiological and radiological) describes how they can reach the water supply; acceptable limits; health effects of exceeded limits; and, how to treat the water for those contaminants. It also contains information about drinking water treatment chemicals and disinfection.
An excellent resource about water monitoring programs covering the frequency and scope. Information is detailed about how different processes and industries effect the water quality, and subsequently which analytes should be monitored.
Information about designing water monitoring program, bore drilling, construction, groundwater sampling equipment and methods are described in detail.
This link provides information on current soil health knowledge, and tools to assess soil conditions, in particular, soil physical, chemical & biological characteristics.
ASPAC provides information on the proficiency testing program and certified laboratories.
Discusses soil type identification, soil test interpretation with reference to some vegetables (& microbial analysis).
A free mapping program allowing maps based on soil types, soil properties, soil depth, soil fertility and permeability and land use.
Includes technical information for mapping land use in Australia.
A free mapping program which includes topography, imagery, photography, flora and fauna.