Site details

Overview

Estuary Painkalac Creek Estuary
CMA Corangamite CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code P5
Site name Woods Property Fairhaven
Nearest road and town Bimbadeen Drive, Fairhaven
Description Fishing jetty at private property. Property owner consent required for access.
Site access Access through woods property (i.e. private property) along estuary bank towards the fishing platform.
Land use
  • Rural Grazing
  • Rural Residential
Land use description Open space
Status Active
Observation history 23-05-2007 - 12-03-2017
Photo of Site P5
Photo of phys/chem site P5

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 08-05-2016 11-06-2016 10-07-2016 14-08-2016 10-09-2016 08-10-2016 12-11-2016 17-12-2016 08-01-2017 11-02-2017 12-03-2017
Observation #10298 #10373 #10614 #10615 #10616 #10446 #10623 #10905 #10846 #10847 #10902

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

08-05-2016 11-06-2016 10-07-2016 14-08-2016 10-09-2016 08-10-2016 12-11-2016 17-12-2016 08-01-2017 11-02-2017 12-03-2017
Top 9.0 9.0 9.0 15.0 14.5 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0
Bottom 9.0 9.0 9.0 17.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0

pH

08-05-2016 11-06-2016 10-07-2016 14-08-2016 10-09-2016 08-10-2016 12-11-2016 17-12-2016 08-01-2017 11-02-2017 12-03-2017
Top 6.3 5.8 7.2 6.7 6.2 5.2 5.5 6.7 6.6 6.8 6.6
Bottom 6.8 6.1 7.4 6.8 6.5 6.5 6.8 6.4 6.7 7.2 7.0

Temperature ° C

08-05-2016 11-06-2016 10-07-2016 14-08-2016 10-09-2016 08-10-2016 12-11-2016 17-12-2016 08-01-2017 11-02-2017 12-03-2017
Top 15.40 12.70 10.80 10.40 13.80 13.10 16.40 23.40 29.20 24.50 22.60
Bottom 15.30 13.30 12.20 12.80 14.90 14.70 18.90 25.40 27.00 23.40 23.30

Salinity ppt

08-05-2016 11-06-2016 10-07-2016 14-08-2016 10-09-2016 08-10-2016 12-11-2016 17-12-2016 08-01-2017 11-02-2017 12-03-2017
Top 21.30 20.00 2.10 0.60 0.70 1.00 0.60 15.00 15.80 15.50 16.50
Bottom 22.10 21.60 3.20 2.60 21.80 30.90 28.30 23.90 19.20 16.50 18.90

D.O. mg/L

08-05-2016 11-06-2016 10-07-2016 14-08-2016 10-09-2016 08-10-2016 12-11-2016 17-12-2016 08-01-2017 11-02-2017 12-03-2017
Top 5.25 7.31 7.66 9.72 7.56 9.16 7.20 6.41 6.32 5.71 4.56
Bottom 5.15 4.30 4.92 0.78 2.84 2.80 2.24 9.16 7.85 5.94 3.31

D.O. % Sat

08-05-2016 11-06-2016 10-07-2016 14-08-2016 10-09-2016 08-10-2016 12-11-2016 17-12-2016 08-01-2017 11-02-2017 12-03-2017
Top 59.80 77.40 70.40 87.90 75.60 87.50 74.30 83.30 87.70 75.50 58.40
Bottom 59.00 45.70 45.90 8.10 32.80 33.00 24.30 128.50 110.40 77.60 42.20

Conductivity mS/cm

08-05-2016 11-06-2016 10-07-2016 14-08-2016 10-09-2016 08-10-2016 12-11-2016 17-12-2016 08-01-2017 11-02-2017 12-03-2017
Top 35.70 32.01 4.91 1.14 1.34 2.00 9.57 24.66 25.80 25.40 26.88
Bottom 35.39 34.35 6.07 6.04 34.53 47.39 43.79 37.66 30.90 26.90 30.42
 

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