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This website was last updated in 2013. It is no longer being maintained but remains here as an archive for information on the CSIRO Land and Water division projects, publications and activities..
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CSIRO's publications repository contains records of more than 80 years of CSIRO research publications, such as journal articles, conference papers, books and reports. Some recent records may have full-text attachments available where copyright and confidentiality conditions permit. The repository is fully searchable. You can also browse the collection by author or publication date.
You can access the repository using the search tool on this page or from the repository home page.


Below are information sheets on some of our research projects. These sheets provide details explaining why a project is being undertaken, progress in the research, benefits of the work and contact information. Feel free to download and print directly. Print versions of some of these information sheets may be available - contact the Communication Group. These files require Acrobat Reader which is free from the Adobe Website.
Some of our research web pages also have specific project-level information.


Minimising agricultural pollution to enhance water quality in Laguna de Bay (Philippines) and the Mt Lofty Ranges (Australia). A Joint Project between LLDA, UPLB and CSIRO (Australia).
(PDF, 2.8 MB) Sep 2009

Off-site transport of contaminants in the form of nutrients, sediment and pesticides from agricultural practices is of concern in the Philippines and Australia. This project aimed to identify the major sources and quantify loads of contaminants in the Pagsanjan-Lumban catchment, Philippines and the Mt Lofty Ranges, Australia.This work was funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).


Monitoring off-site transport of nutrients, sediment and pesticides from cherries, apples and grapes in the Mount Lofty Ranges
(PDF, 787 kB) Dec 2008

This study aims to minimise the transport of contaminants from an apple, cherry and grape site which eventually drain into the Onkaparinga River and then Mt Bold reservoir, South Australia.


Pesticide Impact Rating Index (PIRI) - brochure
(PDF, 217 kB) 2007

The Pesticide Impact Rating Index (PIRI) is a free software package developed by CSIRO with support from Land & Water Australia and other agencies, both here and overseas.


Winery Wastewater Management
(PDF, 367 kB) October 2006

This national, collaborative project aims to provide an integrated, ‘systems approach’ to sustainable wastewater management for wineries across Australia.

Older Project Information Sheets

Heartlands Initiative Fact Sheets