Water monitoring network - surface water quantity - open gauging stations - Queensland

Water monitoring network - surface water quantity - open gauging stations - Queensland


Title: Water monitoring network - surface water quantity - open gauging stations - Queensland
Alternative title: Gauging stations open
Date: 2016-09-02 (publication)
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Abstract / Description:
The Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water (DRDMW) Surface Water Quantity Monitoring Network. For more information see 'Water monitoring and data' (https://www.qld.gov.au/environment/water/quality/monitoring ) and the Water Monitoring Information Portal (https://water-monitoring.information.qld.gov.au ).
Legislation: 2000 Act Number 34, "Water Act 2000", section 38 'Information for planning' 'The chief executive must provide information for planning purposes by — (a) regularly measuring and keeping publicly available records of the volume and quality of water in Queensland' (Internet http://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/OQPChome.htm http://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/view/html/inforce/current/act-2000-034#sec.38 ).
Additional Information:
Metadata format: International Standards Organisation (ISO) 19139 Geographic Information - Metadata - XML schema implementation of ISO 19115 Geographic Information - Metadata. (Queensland Spatial Catalogue (QSpatial) metadata is supplied as .htm and .xml files.) Information asset theme: Water Management, sub-theme: monitor, surface water, quantity. Attributes: IDENTIFIER Gauging station unique identifier. TITLE Gauging station name. LATITUDE LONGITUDE Location of the station instrumentation hut (decimal degrees, Geocentric Datum of Australia 1994, GDA94). BASIN Drainage basin. URLSTATION, URLBASIN Uniform Resource Locator of the station's and the station's basin's webpages in the Water Monitoring Information Portal. More information is available on the Portal including live data, details of records available, time periods of measurements and water quality parameters that are available. (Reference: CAS1922.1)
Language: eng
Character set: unknown


ISO topic category codes: inlandWaters, structure

Spatial Data Information

Spatial representation type: vector
Coordinate Reference System EPSG code: EPSG:4938
Title: EPSG Geodetic Parameter
Date: 2007-07-16 (revision)
Edition: Version 6.13


Point of contact:
Organisation: Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water
Organisation: Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water


Maintenance and update frequency: asNeeded

Data / Resource Constraints

Resource Access Level: -->
Security classification (ISO 19115): unclassified
Copyright: (as use constraint)
© State of Queensland (Department of Resources) 2021
Licence: (as use constraint)
This material is licensed under a Creative Commons - Attribution 4.0 International licence.
Creative Commons License
Attribution required as follows:
© State of Queensland 2021.

Temporal and Spatial extents:

Bounding box:
West bounding longitude: 138
East bounding longitude: 155
South bounding latitude: -29.5
North bounding latitude: -9
Temporal extent:
Start: 2015-11-01 End: after 2015-11-01

Data Quality

Data quality scope:
Level: dataset


Lineage statement:
Data extracted from the Surface Water Data Base (SWDB). See the Water Monitoring Information Portal.
WM1796 version 2 ("Edition") published 2/9/16 includes station 422361A "Oakey Creek at Bowenville Reserve", Balonne-Condamine Basin, which was established in April 2016 following the closure of 422359A "Oakey Creek at Jondaryan" (which has been deleted from the dataset).
14/7/22 added station 130010A 'Fitzroy River at Hanrahans Crossing'.


Name/identifier: Queensland Spatial Catalogue
Specification: Download Service
Online resource: Ordering information:
Instructions: Open the Queensland Spatial Catalogue (QSpatial). Select the large SEARCH button and all available records are displayed. Select one of the four filter options provided and then the further options within the filter. The resultant search is then displayed. Select your record and complete the order.

Name/identifier: downloadableData
Version: 10.0
Specification: ESRI ArcGIS Server Geoportal Extension Content Type

Name/identifier: From the Queensland Spatial Catalogue available as ESRI Shape file SHP, MapInfo Tab file TAB, ESRI file geodatabase FGDB, Google file KMZ, and Geopackage version 1.0, 1.1, or 1.2 file GPKG

Transfer size (megabytes): 1
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Website: Function: download

Web Service Finder:
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Metadata Reference Information

Hierarchy level (scope of the metadata): dataset
Identifier: {B1BEC35E-7380-4CFF-B0E7-4C80C47A6B2B}
Parent identifier: x
Metadata date stamp: 2022-07-20
Language: eng
Character set: utf8
Metadata standard name: ISO 19115:2005, ANZLIC ISO 1.1
Metadata version name: QGIS