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 - 09-02-2019
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 19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Observation #12081 #12236 #12261 #12436 #12437 #12561 #12562 #12747 #12748 #12749

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Top 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 13.0 4.2 4.8
Bottom 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 6.4 11.2

pH

19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Top 6.5 6.6 6.0 7.3 6.5 7.0 6.9 7.3 7.4
Bottom 6.9 8.3 6.6 7.3 7.2 6.9 6.9 7.1 7.6

Temperature ° C

19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Top 13.60 11.10 10.50 9.60 13.90 17.30 20.40 20.40 25.20 23.50
Bottom 14.90 13.90 14.60 14.00 15.90 20.40 24.10 25.40 24.70 23.80

Salinity ppt

19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Top 12.00 11.00 11.50 1.90 22.10 12.00 11.30 6.40 19.40 21.90
Bottom 13.30 20.80 22.20 29.90 30.20 22.70 19.00 14.10 24.00 22.60

D.O. mg/L

19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Top 10.33 9.42 13.13 14.24 11.91 6.48 5.72 4.28 5.74 5.26
Bottom 5.74 1.63 1.00 2.01 6.43 3.53 2.28 2.20 5.85 5.10

D.O. % Sat

19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Top 101.60 92.60 124.90 126.20 130.50 48.00 69.80 49.20 74.70 64.80
Bottom 56.30 17.50 11.20 23.30 75.20 36.50 31.50 0.14 78.90 63.90

Conductivity mS/cm

19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Top 19.12 18.50 19.37 3.52 35.02 13.49 18.36 11.27 31.40 33.80
Bottom 22.07 33.70 35.15 46.18 46.98 36.10 31.47 23.50 37.60 35.00
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