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 - 15-12-2018
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 12-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018
Observation #11725 #11813 #11869 #11956 #12065 #12147 #12271 #12350 #12411 #12522 #12591

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

12-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018
Top 11.5 10.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0
Bottom 9.5 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0

pH

12-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018
Top 7.8 7.7 7.8 7.5 7.6 7.8 7.2 8.1 8.1 7.7 7.7
Bottom 7.8 7.7 7.9 7.6 7.8 7.9 7.1 8.2 8.3 7.8 7.3

Temperature ° C

12-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018
Top 23.50 23.20 21.00 15.70 14.10 12.10 9.20 10.40 10.80 14.80 20.50
Bottom 22.90 22.00 20.80 15.40 13.90 11.50 10.70 10.30 10.40 14.30 20.20

Salinity ppt

12-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018
Top 20.50 17.80 20.70 21.00 20.30 15.20 28.40 19.90 25.40 19.90 15.60
Bottom 20.60 18.00 20.60 21.00 20.30 15.20 29.40 19.90 26.80 21.10 15.60

D.O. mg/L

12-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018
Top 5.41 4.96 5.62 5.56 7.58 8.25 8.93 8.90 8.32 7.03 7.17
Bottom 3.36 3.02 4.68 5.45 7.60 8.09 5.85 8.63 8.14 6.34 7.34

D.O. % Sat

12-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018
Top 70.60 65.20 71.60 63.90 83.70 84.30 94.20 90.40 88.10 79.00 81.70
Bottom 42.70 38.80 59.90 60.80 83.30 81.20 52.90 87.30 84.30 58.50 88.40

Conductivity mS/cm

12-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018
Top 32.73 28.86 33.03 27.46 32.39 24.94 44.33 31.97 39.88 31.89 25.56
Bottom 32.85 29.06 33.04 33.46 32.40 25.00 45.20 31.98 41.82 33.40 25.58
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