Site details

Overview

Estuary Spring Creek Estuary
CMA Corangamite CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code S2
Site name Middle fishing platform
Nearest road and town Great Ocean Road, Torquay
Description Middle fishing platform opposite first green on golf course
Site access Easily accessed via walkway beside estuary.
Land use
  • Recreational
Land use description
Status Active
Observation history 08-07-2007 - 18-05-2019
Photo of S2
Photo of phys/chem monitoring site S2

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 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 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 #12272 #12355 #12412 #12523 #12592 #12646 #12723 #12795 #12873 #13090

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

14-07-2018 18-08-2018 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 15.0 9.0 15.0 9.0 9.0 14.0 15.0 14.0 9.0
Bottom 14.0 17.0 17.0 19.0 9.0 9.0 14.0 24.0 19.0 12.0

pH

14-07-2018 18-08-2018 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 7.2 8.3 8.4 8.8 7.3 8.3 8.1 8.1 7.7 6.8
Bottom 7.2 8.2 8.4 8.2 7.4 8.2 8.2 8.1 7.8 7.0

Ammonia mg/L

14-07-2018 18-08-2018 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

14-07-2018 18-08-2018 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

14-07-2018 18-08-2018 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 9.30 10.90 11.40 15.20 21.10 20.00 20.10 21.40 15.70 11.30
Bottom 9.40 10.90 11.30 15.30 21.20 20.10 20.20 21.60 15.90 15.30

Salinity ppt

14-07-2018 18-08-2018 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 28.70 20.10 25.10 19.60 15.40 28.80 33.40 36.50 37.50 13.10
Bottom 28.70 20.20 25.10 19.60 15.40 28.80 33.50 36.40 37.50 22.50

D.O. mg/L

14-07-2018 18-08-2018 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 9.11 9.83 8.24 7.94 7.01 8.66 6.68 6.31 6.71 8.94
Bottom 9.29 9.78 8.16 7.88 6.89 8.18 6.75 6.26 6.84 8.70

D.O. % Sat

14-07-2018 18-08-2018 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 95.10 101.00 88.80 88.90 86.50 113.20 89.30 87.90 85.10 86.10
Bottom 95.90 100.50 86.70 88.90 84.90 108.80 90.00 88.20 86.50 100.90

Conductivity mS/cm

14-07-2018 18-08-2018 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 44.68 32.33 39.44 31.31 25.20 44.46 50.80 54.90 56.40 21.73
Bottom 44.74 32.37 39.63 31.37 25.22 44.63 50.80 54.90 56.40 35.66
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