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 - 10-11-2018
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 13-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 14-04-2018 19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018
Observation #11803 #11809 #12024 #12025 #12081 #12236 #12261 #12436 #12437 #12561 #12562

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

13-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 14-04-2018 19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018
Top 1.4 7.2 9.0 4.2 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0
Bottom 8.0 15.2 21.0 6.3 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0

pH

13-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 14-04-2018 19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018
Top 6.6 6.6 7.0 7.3 6.5 6.6 6.0 7.3 6.5 7.0
Bottom 7.1 7.1 7.3 7.2 6.9 8.3 6.6 7.3 7.2 6.9

Temperature ° C

13-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 14-04-2018 19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018
Top 24.50 24.20 24.50 18.90 13.60 11.10 10.50 9.60 13.90 17.30 20.40
Bottom 25.00 25.70 23.00 20.80 14.90 13.90 14.60 14.00 15.90 20.40 24.10

Salinity ppt

13-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 14-04-2018 19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018
Top 19.00 16.00 16.90 16.30 12.00 11.00 11.50 1.90 22.10 12.00 11.30
Bottom 20.50 21.10 19.50 17.20 13.30 20.80 22.20 29.90 30.20 22.70 19.00

D.O. mg/L

13-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 14-04-2018 19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018
Top 5.20 4.53 6.58 4.60 10.33 9.42 13.13 14.24 11.91 6.48 5.72
Bottom 4.53 2.91 5.05 4.30 5.74 1.63 1.00 2.01 6.43 3.53 2.28

D.O. % Sat

13-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 14-04-2018 19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018
Top 68.00 62.20 85.90 55.00 101.60 92.60 124.90 126.20 130.50 48.00 69.80
Bottom 61.20 41.50 65.00 52.50 56.30 17.50 11.20 23.30 75.20 36.50 31.50

Conductivity mS/cm

13-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 14-04-2018 19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018
Top 31.30 26.96 27.35 26.74 19.12 18.50 19.37 3.52 35.02 13.49 18.36
Bottom 32.76 33.71 31.28 28.25 22.07 33.70 35.15 46.18 46.98 36.10 31.47
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