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 - 10-02-2018
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 13-05-2017 10-06-2017 15-07-2017 13-08-2017 17-09-2017 07-10-2017 12-11-2017 09-12-2017 13-01-2018 10-02-2018
Observation #11256 #11257 #11338 #11413 #11633 #11634 #11632 #11808 #11803 #11809

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

13-05-2017 10-06-2017 15-07-2017 13-08-2017 17-09-2017 07-10-2017 12-11-2017 09-12-2017 13-01-2018 10-02-2018
Top 9.0 9.0 14.0 11.5 98.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 1.4 7.2
Bottom 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 100.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 8.0 15.2

pH

13-05-2017 10-06-2017 15-07-2017 13-08-2017 17-09-2017 07-10-2017 12-11-2017 09-12-2017 13-01-2018 10-02-2018
Top 6.0 6.5 6.5 7.1 4.7 6.4 6.4 6.6 6.6
Bottom 6.4 6.7 7.3 6.8 6.9 6.6 6.8 7.1 7.1

Temperature ° C

13-05-2017 10-06-2017 15-07-2017 13-08-2017 17-09-2017 07-10-2017 12-11-2017 09-12-2017 13-01-2018 10-02-2018
Top 14.20 11.90 10.60 10.90 11.90 14.20 21.60 22.60 24.50 24.20
Bottom 19.10 20.80 20.30 15.20 11.80 19.60 24.90 23.90 25.00 25.70

Salinity ppt

13-05-2017 10-06-2017 15-07-2017 13-08-2017 17-09-2017 07-10-2017 12-11-2017 09-12-2017 13-01-2018 10-02-2018
Top 13.90 10.70 13.30 1.60 0.20 0.40 10.20 13.50 19.00 16.00
Bottom 28.30 28.40 26.00 31.20 0.20 27.10 21.30 18.70 20.50 21.10

D.O. mg/L

13-05-2017 10-06-2017 15-07-2017 13-08-2017 17-09-2017 07-10-2017 12-11-2017 09-12-2017 13-01-2018 10-02-2018
Top 6.85 7.10 8.50 8.93 10.48 8.11 6.96 6.95 5.20 4.53
Bottom 0.87 0.26 2.74 1.47 10.49 7.79 8.41 6.52 4.53 2.91

D.O. % Sat

13-05-2017 10-06-2017 15-07-2017 13-08-2017 17-09-2017 07-10-2017 12-11-2017 09-12-2017 13-01-2018 10-02-2018
Top 69.40 68.60 82.20 82.80 97.10 79.40 83.80 86.50 68.00 62.20
Bottom 9.80 2.60 35.40 19.70 95.70 101.10 115.50 85.10 61.20 41.50

Conductivity mS/cm

13-05-2017 10-06-2017 15-07-2017 13-08-2017 17-09-2017 07-10-2017 12-11-2017 09-12-2017 13-01-2018 10-02-2018
Top 20.25 18.45 21.61 3.06 3.27 0.75 17.38 22.22 31.30 26.96
Bottom 43.87 44.03 40.79 47.96 2.45 42.32 34.10 30.09 32.76 33.71
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