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 - 18-05-2019

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 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 25-04-2019 18-05-2019
Observation #12525 #12961 #12594 #12962 #12648 #13053 #12964 #12725 #12965 #12876 #13092

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 35.0 23.5 9.0 14.0 9.8 5.0 14.0 7.4 12.0 11.0
Bottom 35.0 25.1 10.0 15.9 15.7 5.3 17.0 8.7 12.0 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 8.2 8.1 7.2 7.7 8.2 8.0 8.4 8.3 7.7 8.0
Bottom 8.2 8.0 7.2 7.7 8.2 8.0 8.4 8.3 7.6 7.5

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
Top 16.80 20.90 21.00 23.20 24.20 20.70 21.20 22.70 16.10
Bottom 16.90 20.90 22.30 23.20 23.20 20.70 20.80 22.70 16.00

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
Top 18.90 17.30 7.40 13.30 29.00 32.90 32.40 35.50 36.80
Bottom 19.00 17.30 15.50 13.20 29.40 32.90 32.40 35.90 36.80

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
Top 8.80 8.58 4.77 5.58 7.61 8.09 8.49 7.55 6.98
Bottom 8.50 7.60 3.32 5.56 7.95 8.08 8.60 7.48 6.69

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
Top 102.60 106.30 55.50 70.60 107.20 109.70 115.70 107.90 89.10
Bottom 96.60 94.00 42.70 70.20 109.10 109.50 114.30 106.70 84.10

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
Top 30.46 23.50 12.50 22.05 44.97 50.27 49.30 54.37 55.40
Bottom 30.47 28.19 25.35 22.00 45.28 50.27 49.40 54.40 55.40
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