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MeMC Merricks Creek Estuary Mouth Observation SiteActive Mouth Condition 07-03-2016 - 07-01-2020
Merricks Creek Estuary
|#13484||7 Jan 2020||Pending|
|#13440||2 Dec 2019||Pending||
Mouth closed over 22/11/2019 with creek at 0.82m. Very high tides over the past few days have seen the berm overtopped raising level to 1.40m.
|#13381||4 Nov 2019||Pending|
|#13351||7 Oct 2019||Approved|
|#13299||2 Sep 2019||Approved|
|#13230||5 Aug 2019||Approved|
|#13174||1 Jul 2019||Approved||
21/6/19 Creek broke out after a bit of shovelwork. Berm=2.1m AHD; Creek=2.01m
29/6/19 Creek closes. Creek = 0.7m AHD. High tide washes over berm
1/7/19 Creek opens O/N after rain. Creek height pm on 30/6 = 1.0m AHD
|#13106||3 Jun 2019||Approved|
|#12904||6 May 2019||Approved||
Creek mouth closed 11 April 2019 on 3.0m 0344 overnight high tide.
|#12801||1 Apr 2019||Approved||
Mouth almost blocked - very slow flow out and no inflow at high tide.
Significant amounts of seagrass in the estuary.
|#12736||4 Mar 2019||Approved|
|#12681||4 Feb 2019||Approved|
|#12627||7 Jan 2019||Approved||
Creek opened 15/12/18. Initiated by unauthorised shovelwork at mouth. Very powerful H2S odour throughout Somers. Affected exposed copper and brass plumbing.
|#12564||3 Dec 2018||Approved||
Waves washing over berm at high tide
|#12486||5 Nov 2018||Approved||
Mouth closed 11 Oct.
18 Oct - 22 Oct there was some outflow over the berm following rain but no channel formed.
29/30 Oct Some inflow on a 3.13m high tide then mouth closed. Small fish kill.
31 Oct - 4 Nov Some overtopping of berm at the peak of the tide.
|#12429||1 Oct 2018||Approved||
Creek mouth opened overnight 28/29 Sep. Height 1.55m. Very little scouring.
|#12370||3 Sep 2018||Approved|
|#12315||8 Aug 2018||Approved||
Berm opened overnight on 9-10 July. Creek height was 1.96m at 1800 on 9/7. Had been rising at about 10cm/day after rain
|#12227||2 Jul 2018||Approved|
|#12113||5 Jun 2018||Approved|
|#12038||7 May 2018||Approved||
High tide overtopped the berm pm of 3 May. Slight inflow for about 1.5 hours
|#11928||30 Mar 2018||Approved||
Creek blocked up overnight. Previously blocked 22/3/18 but high tide unblocked it 23/3/18.
At high tide at 11:26 waves were overlapping the nascent berm but there was minimal inflow.
|#11849||5 Mar 2018||Approved|
|#11765||5 Feb 2018||Approved|
|#11696||2 Jan 2018||Approved|
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