Site details

Overview

Estuary Spring Creek Estuary
CMA Corangamite CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code S3
Site name Footbridge upstream of Great Ocean Road at Torquay
Nearest road and town Great Ocean Road, Torquay
Description Footbridge upstream of Great Ocean Road at Torquay
Site access Easily accessed via walkway from Great Ocean Road.
Land use
  • Other
  • Recreational
Land use description Road
Status Active
Observation history 08-07-2007 - 18-05-2019
Photo of S3
Photo of phys/chem monitoring site S3

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 28-10-2018 14-11-2018 15-12-2018 20-12-2018 11-01-2019 11-01-2019 22-02-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019 23-03-2019 25-04-2019 18-05-2019
Observation #12524 #12954 #12593 #12955 #12647 #12956 #12957 #12724 #12796 #12958 #12875 #13091

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

28-10-2018 14-11-2018 15-12-2018 20-12-2018 11-01-2019 22-02-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019 25-04-2019 18-05-2019
Top 30.0 25.5 9.0 14.0 6.3 4.8 14.0 5.9 13.0 9.0
Bottom 30.0 21.7 15.0 14.0 10.3 9.2 19.0 8.5 15.0 24.0

pH

28-10-2018 14-11-2018 15-12-2018 20-12-2018 11-01-2019 22-02-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019 25-04-2019 18-05-2019
Top 8.1 7.9 7.3 7.8 8.3 7.8 7.5 8.1 7.6 7.1
Bottom 8.1 7.8 7.3 7.9 8.3 7.8 7.6 8.1 7.6 6.9

Ammonia mg/L

28-10-2018 14-11-2018 15-12-2018 20-12-2018 11-01-2019 22-02-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019 25-04-2019 18-05-2019
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

28-10-2018 14-11-2018 15-12-2018 20-12-2018 11-01-2019 22-02-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019 25-04-2019 18-05-2019
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

28-10-2018 14-11-2018 15-12-2018 20-12-2018 11-01-2019 22-02-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019 25-04-2019 18-05-2019
Top 15.60 20.60 21.30 23.10 20.80 19.90 20.50 21.90 16.10 11.80
Bottom 15.00 21.00 21.50 23.20 20.30 19.80 19.70 22.10 15.60 15.80

Salinity ppt

28-10-2018 14-11-2018 15-12-2018 20-12-2018 11-01-2019 22-02-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019 25-04-2019 18-05-2019
Top 19.30 17.30 13.20 14.10 29.50 33.80 32.90 36.40 37.00 14.30
Bottom 19.40 17.90 15.20 14.20 30.30 34.00 33.10 37.10 37.20 24.90

D.O. mg/L

28-10-2018 14-11-2018 15-12-2018 20-12-2018 11-01-2019 22-02-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019 25-04-2019 18-05-2019
Top 7.65 7.83 6.15 4.89 6.90 6.68 7.12 7.14 7.23 11.24
Bottom 7.39 5.00 5.73 4.78 6.90 6.36 6.43 6.04 7.13 5.05

D.O. % Sat

28-10-2018 14-11-2018 15-12-2018 20-12-2018 11-01-2019 22-02-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019 25-04-2019 18-05-2019
Top 87.10 96.50 75.10 61.90 91.80 89.60 97.90 100.70 92.80 114.40
Bottom 81.20 62.50 70.40 60.50 91.30 85.60 82.40 9.20 88.90 63.50

Conductivity mS/cm

28-10-2018 14-11-2018 15-12-2018 20-12-2018 11-01-2019 22-02-2019 23-02-2019 23-03-2019 25-04-2019 18-05-2019
Top 30.91 28.14 21.83 23.34 45.56 51.46 50.10 55.02 55.70 23.76
Bottom 31.05 29.15 24.89 23.44 46.60 51.73 50.50 55.92 56.10 39.02
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