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 - 12-11-2016
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

Observations

Date 14-03-2016 09-04-2016 08-05-2016 11-06-2016 10-07-2016 14-08-2016 10-09-2016 08-10-2016 12-11-2016
Observation #10201 #10242 #10298 #10373 #10614 #10615 #10616 #10446 #10623

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

14-03-2016 09-04-2016 08-05-2016 11-06-2016 10-07-2016 14-08-2016 10-09-2016 08-10-2016 12-11-2016
Top 9.0 19.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 15.0 14.5 9.0 9.0
Bottom 9.0 21.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 17.0 9.0 9.0 9.0

pH

14-03-2016 09-04-2016 08-05-2016 11-06-2016 10-07-2016 14-08-2016 10-09-2016 08-10-2016 12-11-2016
Top 6.8 6.5 6.3 5.8 7.2 6.7 6.2 5.2 5.5
Bottom 6.9 6.5 6.8 6.1 7.4 6.8 6.5 6.5 6.8

Temperature ° C

14-03-2016 09-04-2016 08-05-2016 11-06-2016 10-07-2016 14-08-2016 10-09-2016 08-10-2016 12-11-2016
Top 21.40 15.90 15.40 12.70 10.80 10.40 13.80 13.10 16.40
Bottom 21.30 15.80 15.30 13.30 12.20 12.80 14.90 14.70 18.70

Salinity ppt

14-03-2016 09-04-2016 08-05-2016 11-06-2016 10-07-2016 14-08-2016 10-09-2016 08-10-2016 12-11-2016
Top 25.00 21.20 21.30 20.00 2.10 0.60 0.70 1.00 0.60
Bottom 25.10 21.50 22.10 21.60 3.20 2.60 21.80 30.90 28.30

D.O. mg/L

14-03-2016 09-04-2016 08-05-2016 11-06-2016 10-07-2016 14-08-2016 10-09-2016 08-10-2016 12-11-2016
Top 2.50 5.60 5.25 7.31 7.66 9.72 7.56 9.16 7.20
Bottom 2.50 5.53 5.15 4.30 4.92 0.78 2.84 2.80 2.27

D.O. % Sat

14-03-2016 09-04-2016 08-05-2016 11-06-2016 10-07-2016 14-08-2016 10-09-2016 08-10-2016 12-11-2016
Top 32.60 64.40 59.80 77.40 70.40 87.90 75.60 87.50 74.30
Bottom 32.30 64.00 59.00 45.70 45.90 8.10 32.80 33.00 24.30

Conductivity mS/cm

14-03-2016 09-04-2016 08-05-2016 11-06-2016 10-07-2016 14-08-2016 10-09-2016 08-10-2016 12-11-2016
Top 39.35 35.32 35.70 32.01 4.91 1.14 1.34 2.00 9.57
Bottom 39.15 35.12 35.39 34.35 6.07 6.04 34.53 47.39 43.79
 

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