The 2016 Healthy Waterways and Catchments Report Card was released today. It was encouraging to see that the main waterways and catchments on the Sunshine Coast have improved in the last 12 months. The report notes that sediment from erosion and runoff remains the most significant pressure on our waterways. For the full report go to: http://healthywaterways.org/reportcard/#/overview/2016/condition
There has been a large amount of press recently about the degradation of groundwater and soil quality at Oakey due to the presence of PFOS and PFOA. These compounds (perfluorooctane sulphonate and perfluorooctanoic acid) are used in firefighting foams and many household cleaning products. As an emerging contaminant, regulatory standards are still being developed. It is [...]
Duke Environmental are pleased to have been associated with the construction of the new Police Station at Nanango, through the provision of an Environmental Management Plan. For more details on this project refer to the Queensland Tenders and Contractors Review magazine dated August 2016.
Welcome to the new Duke Environmental blog page. From time-to-time we will add articles to provide insights into the latest industry developments as well as keeping you up-to-date on the environmental management work we are undertaking as part of our exceptional service offering here at Duke Environmental on the Sunshine Coast.