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 - 14-09-2019
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 10-11-2018 15-12-2018 16-12-2018 12-01-2019 12-01-2019 09-02-2019 09-02-2019 02-03-2019 09-03-2019 06-04-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019
Observation #12562 #12747 #12944 #12748 #12945 #12749 #12946 #12947 #12907 #12948 #13063 #13115 #13192 #13239 #13313

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

10-11-2018 15-12-2018 16-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019 02-03-2019 09-03-2019 06-04-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019
Top 9.0 13.0 12.1 4.2 4.8 2.4 9.0 4.3 40.0 9.0 40.0 60.0 9.0
Bottom 9.0 9.0 36.8 6.4 11.2 3.6 9.0 7.4 9.0 9.0 40.0 70.0 9.0

pH

10-11-2018 15-12-2018 16-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019 02-03-2019 09-03-2019 06-04-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019
Top 7.0 6.9 6.9 7.3 7.5 7.6 7.2 7.6 5.9 7.1 6.8 6.9 7.1
Bottom 6.9 6.9 6.9 7.1 7.7 7.6 7.1 7.9 7.4 7.7 6.9 6.9 7.3

Ammonia mg/L

10-11-2018 15-12-2018 16-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019 02-03-2019 09-03-2019 06-04-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

10-11-2018 15-12-2018 16-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019 02-03-2019 09-03-2019 06-04-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

10-11-2018 15-12-2018 16-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019 02-03-2019 09-03-2019 06-04-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019
Top 20.40 20.40 20.60 25.50 22.00 24.80 22.10 17.80 14.00 11.00 9.10 9.50 16.20
Bottom 24.10 25.40 25.20 27.70 24.20 25.50 22.50 18.60 14.10 12.30 12.60 10.50 15.90

Salinity ppt

10-11-2018 15-12-2018 16-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019 02-03-2019 09-03-2019 06-04-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019
Top 11.30 6.40 6.80 20.80 19.40 18.50 22.00 19.50 21.90 18.20 0.80 8.10 19.50
Bottom 19.00 14.10 14.70 24.60 23.30 21.50 21.70 20.20 22.80 19.40 16.10 34.20 30.00

D.O. mg/L

10-11-2018 15-12-2018 16-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019 02-03-2019 09-03-2019 06-04-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019
Top 5.72 4.28 5.00 4.22 4.47 6.20 4.24 6.95 8.42 9.35 11.30 10.41 9.88
Bottom 2.28 2.20 1.03 4.77 4.16 5.52 4.71 7.80 7.89 9.09 3.28 8.03 5.73

D.O. % Sat

10-11-2018 15-12-2018 16-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019 02-03-2019 09-03-2019 06-04-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019
Top 69.80 49.20 57.00 66.60 57.20 80.30 52.10 80.50 86.60 89.30 104.80 92.30 99.80
Bottom 31.50 0.14 13.40 69.40 56.60 76.00 58.40 94.20 81.40 90.00 32.50 72.80 57.50

Conductivity mS/cm

10-11-2018 15-12-2018 16-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019 02-03-2019 09-03-2019 06-04-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019
Top 18.36 11.27 12.00 33.27 31.19 30.14 33.00 31.55 27.50 21.60 1.07 9.83 26.00
Bottom 31.47 23.50 24.29 39.38 36.90 34.19 32.90 32.38 28.60 23.60 20.00 48.80 38.20
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