Site details

Overview

Estuary Barwon River Estuary
CMA Corangamite CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code B6
Site name Lower Breakwater
Nearest road and town Coppards Road, St Albans Park.
Description

Lower breakwater viewing platform adjacent to fish ladder. Monitor off the estuary side of the platform.

Site access

Turn off the Bellarine Hwy onto Coppards Road, then head south to Calder Street. Enter locked gate at the end of Calder Street.

Land use
  • Native Bushland
  • Recreational
  • Rural Grazing
  • Rural Residential
Land use description

This site is located within the Lake Connewarre State Game Reserve.

Status Active
Observation history 15-08-2008 - 25-05-2018

Site information

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 25-05-2018
Observation #12313

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

25-05-2018
Top 27.0
Bottom 9.0

pH

25-05-2018
Top 8.2
Bottom 7.8

Temperature ° C

25-05-2018
Top 14.00
Bottom 14.20

Salinity ppt

25-05-2018
Top 6.70
Bottom 27.60

D.O. mg/L

25-05-2018
Top 7.10
Bottom 2.71

D.O. % Sat

25-05-2018
Top 74.50
Bottom 27.00

Conductivity mS/cm

25-05-2018
Top 11.50
Bottom 42.92
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