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 - 23-02-2019

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 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019
Observation #12068 #12150 #12274 #12357 #12414 #12525 #12594 #12648 #12725

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019
Top 9.0 9.0 9.0 12.0 13.0 35.0 9.0 13.0 14.0
Bottom 9.0 10.0 24.0 60.0 27.0 35.0 10.0 14.0 17.0

pH

06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019
Top 8.0 7.6 7.3 8.2 8.5 8.2 7.2 8.3 8.4
Bottom 8.0 7.6 7.3 7.8 8.6 8.2 7.2 8.3 8.4

Temperature ° C

06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019
Top 14.50 12.30 10.10 11.80 16.80 21.00 22.10 21.20
Bottom 14.40 12.30 13.20 13.00 16.90 22.30 21.40 20.80

Salinity ppt

06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019
Top 19.80 14.80 22.80 19.90 18.90 7.40 27.50 32.40
Bottom 19.90 15.10 32.30 26.10 19.00 15.50 27.60 32.40

D.O. mg/L

06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019
Top 8.45 7.57 8.27 9.03 8.80 4.77 8.80 8.49
Bottom 8.36 7.03 7.83 1.79 8.50 3.32 8.46 8.60

D.O. % Sat

06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019
Top 96.20 77.40 87.80 93.30 102.60 55.50 117.10 115.70
Bottom 92.40 72.40 91.50 14.20 96.60 42.70 111.30 114.30

Conductivity mS/cm

06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019 23-02-2019
Top 31.76 24.36 44.75 31.89 30.46 12.50 42.67 49.30
Bottom 31.89 24.76 49.23 40.71 30.47 25.35 42.83 49.40
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