This study aims to demonstrate the potential for microbial degradation of chemicals used by the onshore gas industry across the Tertiary Limestone Aquifer (TLA) in the Limestone Coast region of south east South Australia.

This project will establish microbial community baselines in the TLA in the Limestone Coast region. The project will also examine microbial degradation of a range of chemicals likely to be used in onshore gas activities, in aquifer water samples.

Project progress

Project proposal PDF 1 MB

A detailed description of the project, budget and research  milestones

Project order, June 2020

Project report PDF 1 MB

The project outline, any variations and research progress.

Progress report, July 2020

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