Site details

Overview

Estuary Spring Creek Estuary
CMA Corangamite CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code S1
Site name Boardwalk near estuary mouth
Nearest road and town Torquay
Description Boardwalk near estuary mouth
Site access Easily accessed from carpark beside estuary.
Land use
  • Other
  • Recreational
Land use description Road
Status Active
Observation history 24-06-2007 - 18-05-2019
Photo of S1
Photo of phys/chem monitoring site S1

Map

Observations

C Estuary is closed to the sea. O Estuary is open to the sea. P Perched
Turbidity tubes do not measure below 9 NTU; Chart values of 9 should be interpreted as < 9 NTU

Observations

Date 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019 25-04-2019 18-05-2019
Observation #12411 #12522 #12591 #12645 #12722 #12794 #12871 #13089

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019 25-04-2019 18-05-2019
Top 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0
Bottom 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0

pH

16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019 25-04-2019 18-05-2019
Top 8.1 7.7 7.7 8.0 7.9 7.3 7.7 6.9
Bottom 8.3 7.8 7.3 8.1 7.9 7.4 7.7 6.9

Ammonia mg/L

16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019 25-04-2019 18-05-2019
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019 25-04-2019 18-05-2019
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019 25-04-2019 18-05-2019
Top 10.80 14.80 20.50 19.00 19.00 21.00 14.60 9.30
Bottom 10.40 14.30 20.20 18.80 18.70 20.90 14.60 14.40

Salinity ppt

16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019 25-04-2019 18-05-2019
Top 25.40 19.90 15.60 29.10 33.80 36.60 37.70 11.20
Bottom 26.80 21.10 15.60 29.40 33.80 36.60 37.60 22.30

D.O. mg/L

16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019 25-04-2019 18-05-2019
Top 8.32 7.03 7.17 7.67 4.86 4.71 6.18 10.20
Bottom 8.14 6.34 7.34 5.29 4.43 3.89 6.02 3.36

D.O. % Sat

16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019 25-04-2019 18-05-2019
Top 88.10 79.00 81.70 88.00 65.00 64.70 76.00 93.30
Bottom 84.30 58.50 88.40 68.80 57.80 53.60 74.90 39.50

Conductivity mS/cm

16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019 25-04-2019 18-05-2019
Top 39.88 31.89 25.56 44.88 51.40 55.20 56.60 18.95
Bottom 41.82 33.40 25.58 45.33 51.40 55.10 56.60 35.18
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