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Observation details

Overview

Estuary Painkalac Creek Estuary
Site Woods Property Fairhaven
Observation ID #13239
Date and Time Saturday 10th August 2019 09:00am
Approved Pending

Notes

* estuary mouth artificially opened 8/8/19

* good rainfall in Aireys Inlet overnight

* outdoor temp approx 8c

* observed water to be quite brown and muddy

* Old Coach Road view of creek - observed high volume of water gushing down the creek

Depth Profiling

Depth m Temperature °C Salinity ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm Notes
0.1m 9.50 8.10 10.41 92.3 9.83
Previous 9.3 0.8 11.4 104.9 1.1
Median 22.7 21.70 5.80 76.00 32.9
0.5m 9.60 41.60 10.33 91.7 44.00
Previous 11.9 18.9 10.3 100.4 22.8
Median 22.7 21.70 5.74 73.60 32.9
1.0m 10.50 34.20 8.03 72.8 48.80
Previous 12.6 16.1 3.3 32.5 20.0
Median 20.4 22.70 5.10 63.90 35.0

Top-Bottom Sampling

Depth m Turbidity NTU pH
Top 0.1 60 6.9
Previous 0.1 40 6.8
Median 0.1 9 7.2
Bottom 1.1 70 6.9
Previous 1.7 40 6.9
Median 1.0 9 7.2

Other details

Max depth 1.20
Previous 1.70
Median 1.10
Flow estimate Medium

Observation Documents

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Preceding Observations

C Estuary is closed to the sea. O Estuary is open to the sea. P Perched
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