Site details

Overview

Estuary Spring Creek Estuary
CMA Corangamite CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code S4
Site name Footbridge approximately 50m downstream of Aurora Crescent
Nearest road and town Aurora Crescent, Torquay
Description

Bank approximately 50m upstream of Aurora Crescent

Site access

Easily accessed via walking from Aurora Crescent.

Land use
  • Other
  • Recreational
  • Urban Residential
Land use description

Road

Status Active
Observation history 08-07-2007 - 11-01-2019

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 09-03-2018 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 11-01-2019
Observation #11941 #11872 #11959 #12068 #12150 #12274 #12357 #12414 #12525 #12594 #12648

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

09-03-2018 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 11-01-2019
Top 22.6 17.0 5.1 9.0 9.0 9.0 12.0 13.0 35.0 9.0 13.0
Bottom 24.1 17.0 7.2 9.0 10.0 24.0 60.0 27.0 35.0 10.0 14.0

pH

09-03-2018 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 11-01-2019
Top 8.2 8.1 8.2 8.0 7.6 7.3 8.2 8.5 8.2 7.2 8.3
Bottom 8.2 7.0 8.2 8.0 7.6 7.3 7.8 8.6 8.2 7.2 8.3

Temperature ° C

09-03-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019
Top 23.90 21.90 17.00 14.50 12.30 10.10 11.80 16.80 21.00 22.10
Bottom 22.40 21.50 16.30 14.40 12.30 13.20 13.00 16.90 22.30 21.40

Salinity ppt

09-03-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019
Top 20.40 20.40 20.40 19.80 14.80 22.80 19.90 18.90 7.40 27.50
Bottom 20.30 20.40 20.50 19.90 15.10 32.30 26.10 19.00 15.50 37.60

D.O. mg/L

09-03-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019
Top 7.48 6.52 8.23 8.45 7.57 8.27 9.03 8.80 4.77 8.80
Bottom 7.77 6.36 8.04 8.36 7.03 7.83 1.79 8.50 3.32 8.46

D.O. % Sat

09-03-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019
Top 99.80 83.20 96.60 96.20 77.40 87.80 93.30 102.60 55.50 117.10
Bottom 100.30 81.30 92.80 92.40 72.40 91.50 14.20 96.60 42.70 111.30

Conductivity mS/cm

09-03-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019
Top 32.62 32.59 32.71 31.76 24.36 44.75 31.89 30.46 12.50 42.67
Bottom 32.48 32.62 32.74 31.89 24.76 49.23 40.71 30.47 25.35 42.83
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