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 - 14-03-2020
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 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 09-11-2019 14-12-2019 11-01-2020 08-02-2020 14-03-2020
Observation #12936 #13189 #13253 #13352 #13391 #13451 #13499 #13562 #13656

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

11-05-2019 09-06-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 09-11-2019 14-12-2019 11-01-2020 08-02-2020 14-03-2020
Top 45.0 7.7 70.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0
Bottom 15.0 6.7 22.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 6.5 9.0 7.0

pH

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

Ammonia mg/L

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

Enterococci orgs/100mL

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

Temperature ° C

11-05-2019 09-06-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 09-11-2019 14-12-2019 11-01-2020 08-02-2020 14-03-2020
Top 12.80 11.00 9.50 13.10 15.40 19.40 19.30 20.40 18.50
Bottom 12.50 12.30 11.90 14.70 21.80 20.90 20.80 20.00 18.70

Salinity ppt

11-05-2019 09-06-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 09-11-2019 14-12-2019 11-01-2020 08-02-2020 14-03-2020
Top 17.90 18.40 1.60 12.30 15.50 16.40 10.60 13.20
Bottom 24.30 19.60 35.10 25.40 19.30 17.90 16.20 13.30

D.O. mg/L

11-05-2019 09-06-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 09-11-2019 14-12-2019 11-01-2020 08-02-2020 14-03-2020
Top 9.34 11.42 10.26 10.14 8.55 7.55 6.92 7.66 7.83
Bottom 9.08 8.31 7.46 5.23 3.92 5.40 5.21 5.63 7.15

D.O. % Sat

11-05-2019 09-06-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 09-11-2019 14-12-2019 11-01-2020 08-02-2020 14-03-2020
Top 92.60 109.60 90.80 95.70 86.20 82.50 75.20 84.50 83.10
Bottom 91.00 81.80 70.10 51.10 44.90 60.80 58.30 61.80 76.30

Conductivity mS/cm

11-05-2019 09-06-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 09-11-2019 14-12-2019 11-01-2020 08-02-2020 14-03-2020
Top 22.20 21.82 2.26 10.72 16.68 22.60 23.80 16.35 19.21
Bottom 29.10 23.80 50.10 44.80 37.30 28.50 26.60 23.90 19.36
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