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 - 14-03-2020
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 14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 12-10-2019 09-11-2019 12-01-2020 08-02-2020 14-03-2020
Observation #13192 #13239 #13313 #13378 #13392 #13560 #13570 #13611

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 12-10-2019 09-11-2019 12-01-2020 08-02-2020 14-03-2020
Top 40.0 60.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0
Bottom 40.0 70.0 9.0 30.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0

pH

14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 12-10-2019 09-11-2019 12-01-2020 08-02-2020 14-03-2020
Top 6.8 6.9 7.1 7.1 6.8 7.7 7.1 7.7
Bottom 6.9 6.9 7.3 6.9 7.0 7.6 7.1 7.6

Ammonia mg/L

14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 12-10-2019 09-11-2019 12-01-2020 08-02-2020 14-03-2020
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 12-10-2019 09-11-2019 12-01-2020 08-02-2020 14-03-2020
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 12-10-2019 09-11-2019 12-01-2020 08-02-2020 14-03-2020
Top 9.10 9.50 16.20 17.30 17.70 22.90 20.80 19.20
Bottom 12.60 10.50 15.90 19.00 21.60 23.20 22.30 18.40

Salinity ppt

14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 12-10-2019 09-11-2019 12-01-2020 08-02-2020 14-03-2020
Top 0.80 8.10 19.50 5.70 12.40 15.80 4.20 13.10
Bottom 16.10 34.20 30.00 26.30 18.10 16.40 15.00 13.20

D.O. mg/L

14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 12-10-2019 09-11-2019 12-01-2020 08-02-2020 14-03-2020
Top 11.30 10.41 9.88 8.53 8.08 6.25 7.06 7.14
Bottom 3.28 8.03 5.73 0.13 0.13 6.00 2.47 1.93

D.O. % Sat

14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 12-10-2019 09-11-2019 12-01-2020 08-02-2020 14-03-2020
Top 104.80 92.30 99.80 89.70 85.10 72.60 78.50 73.20
Bottom 32.50 72.80 57.50 1.40 1.50 70.20 28.30 20.40

Conductivity mS/cm

14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 12-10-2019 09-11-2019 12-01-2020 08-02-2020 14-03-2020
Top 1.07 9.83 26.00 8.54 17.74 24.80 6.92 19.33
Bottom 20.00 48.80 38.20 36.30 27.30 25.90 23.40 19.17
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