Tweed river basin

Similar to the Clarence and Richmond river basins, acid sulfate soils dominate the floodplain of the Tweed river basin (MacDonald et al., 2007). These acid sulfate soils, when oxidised due to falling groundwater levels, produce acidic, metal-rich discharge.

Last updated:
8 January 2018
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