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 - 20-03-2019

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 16-01-2019 07-02-2019 20-03-2019
Observation #12993 #12994 #12995

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

16-01-2019 07-02-2019 20-03-2019
Top 23.0 10.5 17.3
Bottom 8.2 12.4 5.5

pH

16-01-2019 07-02-2019 20-03-2019
Top 8.0 8.6 8.3
Bottom 8.3 8.7 8.7

Ammonia mg/L

16-01-2019 07-02-2019 20-03-2019
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

16-01-2019 07-02-2019 20-03-2019
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

16-01-2019 07-02-2019 20-03-2019
Top 24.50 23.70 20.30
Bottom 24.40 22.90 21.60

Salinity ppt

16-01-2019 07-02-2019 20-03-2019
Top 2.10 15.30 2.90
Bottom 12.80 23.50 26.30

D.O. mg/L

16-01-2019 07-02-2019 20-03-2019
Top 7.01 7.00 6.81
Bottom 4.53 5.44 5.38

D.O. % Sat

16-01-2019 07-02-2019 20-03-2019
Top 84.70 91.80 75.90
Bottom 58.80 76.20 71.40

Conductivity mS/cm

16-01-2019 07-02-2019 20-03-2019
Top 3.60 27.71 4.50
Bottom 21.35 37.20 40.96
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