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 - 28-10-2018

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 12-01-2018 10-02-2018 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
Observation #11728 #11816 #11941 #11872 #11959 #12068 #12150 #12274 #12357 #12414 #12525

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

12-01-2018 10-02-2018 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
Top 21.3 17.0 22.6 17.0 5.1 9.0 9.0 9.0 12.0 13.0 35.0
Bottom 31.0 17.0 24.1 17.0 7.2 9.0 10.0 24.0 60.0 27.0 35.0

pH

12-01-2018 10-02-2018 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
Top 7.9 7.8 8.2 8.1 8.2 8.0 7.6 7.3 8.2 8.5 8.2
Bottom 7.8 7.8 8.2 7.0 8.2 8.0 7.6 7.3 7.8 8.6 8.2

Temperature ° C

12-01-2018 10-02-2018 09-03-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 28-10-2018
Top 24.60 23.50 23.90 21.90 17.00 14.50 12.30 10.10 11.80 16.80
Bottom 24.10 23.80 22.40 21.50 16.30 14.40 12.30 13.20 13.00 16.90

Salinity ppt

12-01-2018 10-02-2018 09-03-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 28-10-2018
Top 19.90 17.10 20.40 20.40 20.40 19.80 14.80 22.80 19.90 18.90
Bottom 20.20 17.70 20.30 20.40 20.50 19.90 15.10 32.30 26.10 19.00

D.O. mg/L

12-01-2018 10-02-2018 09-03-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 28-10-2018
Top 5.25 2.19 7.48 6.52 8.23 8.45 7.57 8.27 9.03 8.80
Bottom 2.48 1.12 7.77 6.36 8.04 8.36 7.03 7.83 1.79 8.50

D.O. % Sat

12-01-2018 10-02-2018 09-03-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 28-10-2018
Top 71.10 28.50 99.80 83.20 96.60 96.20 77.40 87.80 93.30 102.60
Bottom 36.50 17.70 100.30 81.30 92.80 92.40 72.40 91.50 14.20 96.60

Conductivity mS/cm

12-01-2018 10-02-2018 09-03-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 28-10-2018
Top 31.98 27.77 32.62 32.59 32.71 31.76 24.36 44.75 31.89 30.46
Bottom 32.62 28.70 32.48 32.62 32.74 31.89 24.76 49.23 40.71 30.47
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