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#13641 18 Mar 2020 Pending Notes:

Many many waterbirds including hundreds of swans.

Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 9.0 8.3 19.70 10.00 9.22 101.1 14.25
0.5m 9.0 8.4 20.10 35.10 4.53 50.1 50.10
#13559 6 Feb 2020 Pending
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 9.0 8.2 18.20 20.70 10.20 108.0 29.50
0.5m 9.0 8.2 18.40 20.70 4.58 48.8 29.60
#13508 15 Jan 2020 Pending
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 8.0 8.4 24.00 29.10 10.30 123.4 41.60
0.5m 8.0 8.5 23.50 30.00 12.23 146.1 42.90
#13482 2 Jan 2020 Approved Notes:

Hach meter was used but numbered tag was not attached, so cannot be certain that we used our usual meter ie #1, however it has been entered above as Hach1.

Due to fast outward current, all readings were recorded at south end of jetty.

Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 9.0 8.6 21.80 27.40 9.90 112.7 39.20
0.5m 9.0 8.6 22.30 27.40 10.86 122.8 39.20
#13497 18 Dec 2019 Approved Notes:

Plentiful algae in water with occasional algal blooms.

Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 0.0 8.5 23.40 23.40 16.38 193.6 33.40
0.5m 0.0 8.6 23.30 23.40 16.73 197.8 33.40
#13457 5 Dec 2019 Approved
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 13.0 8.1 16.00 20.00 9.89 101.5 28.50
0.5m 13.0 8.2 16.10 20.00 9.84 101.1 28.50
#13417 20 Nov 2019 Pending
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 0.0 7.6 19.50 7.50 12.74 139.8 10.66
0.5m 0.0 8.6 19.70 7.80 13.04 143.4 11.21
#13386 7 Nov 2019 Pending Notes:

Flow slow despite surface turbulence due to strong wind.

Hundreds  (?thousands) of Eurasian Coot in the middle of Lake Connewarre

Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 40.0 8.3 13.60 13.50 10.47 102.5 19.34
0.6m 40.0 8.4 13.60 13.50 10.46 0.0 19.34
#13356 3 Oct 2019 Approved
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 26.0 8.7 18.10 1.50 12.00 127.7 2.18
0.5m 26.0 8.8 17.80 1.50 12.13 128.0 2.20
#13324 18 Sep 2019 Pending
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 35.0 8.6 13.20 0.00 16.70 158.8
0.3m 35.0 8.6 12.80 0.00 16.17 151.8
#13309 5 Sep 2019 Approved
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 36.0 8.2 13.90 1.10 12.19 118.8 1.54
0.5m 36.0 8.4 13.80 1.10 12.14 118.0 1.54
#13266 21 Aug 2019 Pending
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 180.0 7.5 11.90 0.90 10.72 99.6 1.33
0.7m 180.0 6.9 11.40 0.90 10.62 97.5 1.34
#13220 1 Aug 2019 Approved Notes:

Flow estimated as Pool although surface disturbed by wind.

Water discoloured - brown

Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 20.0 7.7 10.60 1.50 10.89 96.7 2.10
0.3m 20.0 7.7 10.60 1.50 10.95 97.1 2.10
#13201 17 Jul 2019 Approved
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 58.0 7.8 10.10 1.50 10.34 92.2 2.17
0.4m 58.0 7.6 10.10 1.50 10.27 91.6 2.17
#13178 4 Jul 2019 Approved Notes:

Flow considered as 'pool' although surface disturbed by brisk southerly breeze

Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 48.0 7.7 10.00 1.80 10.81 94.2 2.63
0.4m 48.0 7.7 10.00 1.80 10.01 87.2 2.63
#13114 6 Jun 2019 Pending Notes:

Large numbers of Australasian Grebe, Eurasian Coot and Black Swans

Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 42.0 7.6 10.90 8.20 11.45 102.1 11.67
0.3m 42.0 7.7 10.80 8.70 11.46 101.9 12.44
#13071 15 May 2019 Approved
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 0.0 8.0 14.70 20.00 9.54 92.9 28.50
0.4m 0.0 8.5 15.00 26.90 9.37 91.8 38.40
#13072 15 May 2019 Pending Notes:

Ph sensor would not calibrate. Completed electrode conditioning and seems to be working again.

We used Ph strips as an alternative.

Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 0.0 8.5 13.20 22.60 10.30 97.1 32.30
1.5m 0.0 8.0 13.30 23.30 10.11 95.5 33.30
#12900 2 May 2019 Pending
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 9.0 8.2 15.90 30.00 10.04 102.4 42.90
0.5m 9.0 8.2 16.10 31.60 9.58 97.6 45.10
#12863 17 Apr 2019 Approved
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 140.0 8.0 18.60 40.70 8.06 86.6 58.10
0.3m 140.0 8.0 18.50 40.90 8.04 86.2 58.40
#12829 4 Apr 2019 Approved
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 9.0 8.1 16.90 38.40 12.53 128.2 54.90
0.3m 9.0 8.2 17.20 38.90 10.71 110.0 55.60
#12778 20 Mar 2019 Pending
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 0.0 8.3 20.70 37.50 6.05 67.9 53.60
0.3m 0.0 8.4 20.80 37.50 6.17 69.4 53.60
#13000 20 Mar 2019 Pending Notes:

IEC Site. Mouth Open.

Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 1.2 8.6 21.00 34.90 4.90 67.0 52.91
0.4m 1.2 8.6 21.00 34.90 4.89 87.0 53.01
#12746 7 Mar 2019 Approved
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 9.0 8.6 16.10 36.50 9.95 100.7 52.20
0.4m 9.0 8.6 17.00 38.60 9.75 100.7 55.20
#12713 20 Feb 2019 Approved
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 9.0 8.4 18.20 34.20 8.83 94.7 48.80
0.4m 9.0 8.4 18.30 34.90 10.16 108.7 49.90
#12999 7 Feb 2019 Pending Notes:

IEC Site. Mouth Open. Spongy bottom.

Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 2.5 8.7 23.70 25.00 6.39 87.2 39.39
0.4m 2.5 8.7 24.10 26.70 6.72 90.0 42.66
#12686 7 Feb 2019 Approved
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 9.0 8.4 23.40 26.00 8.37 99.1 37.20
0.5m 9.0 8.4 24.40 30.70 9.24 111.4 43.80
#12998 16 Jan 2019 Pending Notes:

IEC Site. Mouth Open.

Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 2.7 8.3 25.10 21.80 7.80 107.1 34.90
0.5m 2.7 8.3 25.00 22.70 7.22 99.7 36.01
#12653 16 Jan 2019 Approved Notes:

Lots of dense mats of algae surrounding pier

Discrepancy  between 2 pieces of equipment appears to be due to differences in micro-location

 

 

Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 9.0 8.3 24.80 22.90 9.21 112.4 32.70
0.5m 9.0 8.3 24.90 24.10 9.52 116.4 34.40
#12616 3 Jan 2019 Approved Notes:

Unusual reading of DO %saturation at 0.1m was double checked.

 

Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 15.0 8.2 21.50 11.00 12.45 147.5 15.67
0.4m 15.0 8.5 22.90 13.70 21.40 250.3 19.50
#12624 19 Dec 2018 Approved
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 18.0 8.2 22.50 9.00 10.77 125.2 12.82
0.4m 18.0 8.3 22.40 13.40 14.70 170.8 19.20
#12997 6 Dec 2018 Pending Notes:

IEC Site. Mouth Open.

Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 7.0 7.3 23.10 14.40 10.04 128.0 24.11
0.5m 7.0 7.5 23.90 21.60 20.00 300.0 33.95
#12575 6 Dec 2018 Approved
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 13.0 8.1 23.20 20.00 12.74 150.1 28.60
0.4m 13.0 8.2 23.90 24.40 21.40 255.0 34.80
#12996 21 Nov 2018 Pending Notes:

IEC Site. Mouth Open.

Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 7.6 10.3 19.40 11.40 8.94 104.5 19.05
0.3m 7.6 10.4 19.80 12.30 10.77 126.7 20.59
#12546 21 Nov 2018 Approved
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 16.0 8.4 19.30 12.90 10.15 111.1 18.40
0.3m 16.0 8.5 19.80 14.00 10.70 113.0 20.01
#12480 1 Nov 2018 Approved
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 9.0 8.4 17.30 15.70 9.49 98.9 22.40
0.5m 9.0 8.4 17.40 16.50 9.27 97.1 23.50
#12455 17 Oct 2018 Approved
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 19.0 7.9 17.70 15.20 8.66 91.7 21.70
0.5m 19.0 8.0 17.70 15.30 8.40 88.8 21.90
#12435 4 Oct 2018 Approved
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 13.0 8.3 14.50 11.80 9.66 94.4 16.87
0.5m 13.0 8.3 14.50 11.80 9.66 94.1 16.85
#12410 19 Sep 2018 Approved Notes:

Water rat observed swimming past observation deck. Disappeared into reeds.

Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 23.0 8.1 12.20 8.50 10.07 94.6 12.11
0.5m 23.0 8.1 12.10 8.50 10.02 93.9 12.10
#12377 6 Sep 2018 Approved
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 100.0 7.8 12.40 2.40 9.24 87.3 3.36
0.5m 100.0 7.7 12.30 2.40 9.21 86.9 3.37
#12333 15 Aug 2018 Approved Notes:

Water was very muddy.

Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 200.0 7.9 10.90 1.90 9.53 87.8 2.78
0.6m 200.0 7.7 10.90 1.90 9.59 88.0 2.65
#12304 2 Aug 2018 Approved Notes:

Surface very choppy, making it difficult to estimate flow rate

 

Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 60.0 7.7 9.60 3.80 10.34 90.7 5.42
0.5m 60.0 7.7 9.50 3.80 10.35 90.7 5.42
#12269 18 Jul 2018 Approved Notes:

For OHS, sampled from the southern end of pontoon. Water splashing over with wind (hazard) Risk: getting too cold or slipping.

Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 90.0 7.7 8.90 7.90 9.77 84.8 11.33
0.6m 90.0 7.7 8.80 8.00 9.77 84.5 11.44
#12240 5 Jul 2018 Approved
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 12.0 8.0 10.40 15.60 10.03 90.4 22.30
0.7m 12.0 8.0 10.40 16.00 9.94 89.5 22.80
#12250 20 Jun 2018 Approved
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 9.0 7.9 9.70 27.00 10.80 95.1 38.60
0.6m 9.0 8.0 11.00 30.30 10.60 96.0 43.30
#12122 7 Jun 2018 Approved
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 48.0 8.1 12.50 25.60 10.63 99.4 36.60
0.5m 48.0 8.1 12.40 25.70 10.11 94.2 36.70
#12052 16 May 2018 Approved Notes:

Only one set of measurements was taken as the water level was so low.

Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 12.5 7.9 12.50 25.60 10.63 99.4 36.60
0.5m 12.5 7.9 12.40 25.70 10.11 94.2 36.70
#12013 3 May 2018 Approved
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 25.0 8.0 15.10 34.40 7.94 79.7 49.20
0.5m 25.0 8.0 15.10 33.90 7.72 77.5 48.50
#11975 18 Apr 2018 Approved Notes:

Please Note that measurements at B2 was not possible due to site being inaccessible due to crowding from recreational fishermen.

Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 10.0 7.8 15.30 36.60 10.25 102.1 52.30
0.5m 10.0 7.9 15.20 36.60 10.33 102.6 52.30
#11940 5 Apr 2018 Approved
Depth Turb NTU pH Temp ° C Salin ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm
0.1m 9.0 7.9 18.40 35.90 6.99 74.6 51.30
0.5m 9.0 7.9 18.60 35.90 6.74 72.3 51.30
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