Site details

Overview

Estuary Painkalac Creek Estuary
CMA Corangamite CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code P4
Site name The Bend
Nearest road and town Bambra Road, Aireys Inlet
Description Fishing platform at The Bend in the estuary
Site access Accessed via Bambra Road, Aireys Inlet, just north of the intersection with River Road.
Land use
  • Native Bushland
  • Other
  • Urban Residential
Land use description Open space (eastern bank), native bushland (western bank).
Status Active
Observation history 19-10-2007 - 11-01-2020
Photo of P4
Photo of phys/chem site P4

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 09-02-2019 09-02-2019 02-03-2019 09-03-2019 06-04-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 09-11-2019 14-12-2019 11-01-2020
Observation #12693 #12951 #12952 #12775 #12953 #12936 #13189 #13253 #13352 #13391 #13451 #13499

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

09-02-2019 02-03-2019 09-03-2019 06-04-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 09-11-2019 14-12-2019 11-01-2020
Top 4.6 5.7 9.0 4.0 45.0 7.7 70.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0
Bottom 12.6 10.1 9.0 7.1 15.0 6.7 22.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 6.5

pH

09-02-2019 02-03-2019 09-03-2019 06-04-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 09-11-2019 14-12-2019 11-01-2020
Top 7.9 7.8 7.1 8.1 6.9 9.0 6.6 6.1 6.5 6.8 9.0
Bottom 7.8 7.8 7.6 8.1 6.9 9.0 6.5 6.0 6.2 7.9 7.5

Ammonia mg/L

09-02-2019 02-03-2019 09-03-2019 06-04-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 09-11-2019 14-12-2019 11-01-2020
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

09-02-2019 02-03-2019 09-03-2019 06-04-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 09-11-2019 14-12-2019 11-01-2020
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

09-02-2019 02-03-2019 09-03-2019 06-04-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 09-11-2019 14-12-2019 11-01-2020
Top 21.70 24.00 20.10 18.10 12.80 11.00 9.50 13.10 15.40 19.40 19.30
Bottom 22.40 24.40 19.60 17.80 12.50 12.30 11.90 14.70 21.80 20.90 20.80

Salinity ppt

09-02-2019 02-03-2019 09-03-2019 06-04-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 09-11-2019 14-12-2019 11-01-2020
Top 21.00 18.20 19.40 17.90 18.40 1.60 12.30 15.50 16.40
Bottom 23.30 21.30 20.10 24.30 19.60 35.10 25.40 19.30 17.90

D.O. mg/L

09-02-2019 02-03-2019 09-03-2019 06-04-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 09-11-2019 14-12-2019 11-01-2020
Top 5.99 7.14 6.72 9.06 9.34 11.42 10.26 10.14 8.55 7.55 6.92
Bottom 4.48 6.13 6.05 8.92 9.08 8.31 7.46 5.23 3.92 5.40 5.21

D.O. % Sat

09-02-2019 02-03-2019 09-03-2019 06-04-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 09-11-2019 14-12-2019 11-01-2020
Top 76.80 93.70 107.20 92.60 109.60 90.80 95.70 86.20 82.50 75.20
Bottom 59.30 83.20 105.90 91.00 81.80 70.10 51.10 44.90 60.80 58.30

Conductivity mS/cm

09-02-2019 02-03-2019 09-03-2019 06-04-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 09-11-2019 14-12-2019 11-01-2020
Top 33.52 29.46 29.30 31.27 22.20 21.82 2.26 10.72 16.68 22.60 23.80
Bottom 36.82 34.03 32.70 32.16 29.10 23.80 50.10 44.80 37.30 28.50 26.60
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