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 - 23-03-2019
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 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019
Observation #12065 #12147 #12271 #12350 #12411 #12522 #12591 #12645 #12722 #12794

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019
Top 9.0 9.0 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 9.0 9.0

pH

06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019
Top 7.6 7.8 7.2 8.1 8.1 7.7 7.7 8.0 7.9 7.3
Bottom 7.8 7.9 7.1 8.2 8.3 7.8 7.3 8.1 7.9 7.4

Temperature ° C

06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019
Top 14.10 12.10 9.20 10.40 10.80 14.80 20.50 19.00 19.00 21.00
Bottom 13.90 11.50 10.70 10.30 10.40 14.30 20.20 18.80 18.70 20.90

Salinity ppt

06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019
Top 20.30 15.20 28.40 19.90 25.40 19.90 15.60 29.10 33.80 36.60
Bottom 20.30 15.20 29.40 19.90 26.80 21.10 15.60 29.40 33.80 36.60

D.O. mg/L

06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019
Top 7.58 8.25 8.93 8.90 8.32 7.03 7.17 7.67 4.86 4.71
Bottom 7.60 8.09 5.85 8.63 8.14 6.34 7.34 5.29 4.43 3.89

D.O. % Sat

06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019
Top 83.70 84.30 94.20 90.40 88.10 79.00 81.70 88.00 65.00 64.70
Bottom 83.30 81.20 52.90 87.30 84.30 58.50 88.40 68.80 57.80 53.60

Conductivity mS/cm

06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019
Top 32.39 24.94 44.33 31.97 39.88 31.89 25.56 44.88 51.40 55.20
Bottom 32.40 25.00 45.20 31.98 41.82 33.40 25.58 45.33 51.40 55.10
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