Site details

Overview

Estuary Barwon River Estuary
CMA Corangamite CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code B5
Site name Tait Point
Nearest road and town Lake Road, Connewarre
Description This site is located to the north of the picnic table located at the end of Lake Road.
Site access Turn off Barwon Heads Road at the Barwon Heads Airport and head to the northern end of Lake Road. The site is located north directly below the picnic table at the end of Lake Road.
Land use
  • Recreational
  • Rural Grazing
  • Rural Residential
Land use description Parks Victoria picnic ground located adjacent to private grazing land.
Status Active
Observation history 10-12-2007 - 18-03-2020
Site B5 (Tait Point)
Phys/chem monitoring site

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 17-07-2019 01-08-2019 21-08-2019 05-09-2019 18-09-2019 03-10-2019 07-11-2019 20-11-2019 05-12-2019 18-12-2019 02-01-2020 15-01-2020 06-02-2020 18-03-2020
Observation #13201 #13220 #13266 #13309 #13324 #13356 #13386 #13417 #13457 #13497 #13482 #13508 #13559 #13641

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

17-07-2019 01-08-2019 21-08-2019 05-09-2019 18-09-2019 03-10-2019 07-11-2019 20-11-2019 05-12-2019 18-12-2019 02-01-2020 15-01-2020 06-02-2020 18-03-2020
Top 58.0 20.0 36.0 35.0 26.0 40.0 13.0 0.0 9.0 8.0 9.0 9.0
Bottom 400.0 185.0 40.0 40.0 60.0 60.0 12.0 40.0 90.0 9.0 13.5 9.0 27.0

pH

17-07-2019 01-08-2019 21-08-2019 05-09-2019 18-09-2019 03-10-2019 07-11-2019 20-11-2019 05-12-2019 18-12-2019 02-01-2020 15-01-2020 06-02-2020 18-03-2020
Top 7.8 7.7 7.5 8.2 8.6 8.7 8.3 7.6 8.1 8.5 8.6 8.4 8.2 8.3
Bottom 7.6 7.7 6.9 8.4 8.6 8.8 8.4 8.6 8.2 8.6 8.6 8.5 8.2 8.4

Ammonia mg/L

17-07-2019 01-08-2019 21-08-2019 05-09-2019 18-09-2019 03-10-2019 07-11-2019 20-11-2019 05-12-2019 18-12-2019 02-01-2020 15-01-2020 06-02-2020 18-03-2020
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

17-07-2019 01-08-2019 21-08-2019 05-09-2019 18-09-2019 03-10-2019 07-11-2019 20-11-2019 05-12-2019 18-12-2019 02-01-2020 15-01-2020 06-02-2020 18-03-2020
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

17-07-2019 01-08-2019 21-08-2019 05-09-2019 18-09-2019 03-10-2019 07-11-2019 20-11-2019 05-12-2019 18-12-2019 02-01-2020 15-01-2020 06-02-2020 18-03-2020
Top 10.10 10.60 11.90 13.90 13.20 18.10 13.60 19.50 16.00 23.40 21.80 24.00 18.20 19.70
Bottom 10.10 10.60 11.40 13.80 12.80 17.80 13.60 19.70 16.10 23.30 22.30 23.50 18.40 20.10

Salinity ppt

17-07-2019 01-08-2019 21-08-2019 05-09-2019 18-09-2019 03-10-2019 07-11-2019 20-11-2019 05-12-2019 18-12-2019 02-01-2020 15-01-2020 06-02-2020 18-03-2020
Top 1.50 1.50 0.90 1.10 13.40 1.50 13.50 7.50 20.00 23.40 27.40 29.10 20.70 10.00
Bottom 1.50 1.50 0.90 1.10 13.40 1.50 13.50 7.80 20.00 23.40 27.40 30.00 20.70 10.60

D.O. mg/L

17-07-2019 01-08-2019 21-08-2019 05-09-2019 18-09-2019 03-10-2019 07-11-2019 20-11-2019 05-12-2019 18-12-2019 02-01-2020 15-01-2020 06-02-2020 18-03-2020
Top 10.34 10.89 10.72 12.19 16.70 12.00 10.47 12.74 9.89 16.38 9.90 10.30 10.20 9.22
Bottom 10.27 10.95 10.62 12.14 16.17 12.13 10.46 13.04 9.84 16.73 10.86 12.23 4.58 4.53

D.O. % Sat

17-07-2019 01-08-2019 21-08-2019 05-09-2019 18-09-2019 03-10-2019 07-11-2019 20-11-2019 05-12-2019 18-12-2019 02-01-2020 15-01-2020 06-02-2020 18-03-2020
Top 92.20 96.70 99.60 118.80 158.80 127.70 102.50 139.80 101.50 193.60 112.70 123.40 108.00 101.10
Bottom 91.60 97.10 97.50 118.00 151.80 128.00 102.50 143.40 101.10 197.80 122.80 146.10 48.80 50.10

Conductivity mS/cm

17-07-2019 01-08-2019 21-08-2019 05-09-2019 18-09-2019 03-10-2019 07-11-2019 20-11-2019 05-12-2019 18-12-2019 02-01-2020 15-01-2020 06-02-2020 18-03-2020
Top 2.17 2.10 1.33 1.54 19.21 2.18 19.34 10.66 28.50 33.40 39.20 41.60 29.50 14.25
Bottom 2.17 2.10 1.34 1.54 19.18 2.20 19.34 11.21 28.50 33.40 39.20 42.90 29.60 15.14
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