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 21-11-2018 06-12-2018 16-01-2019 07-02-2019 20-03-2019
Observation #13020 #13021 #12993 #12994 #12995

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

21-11-2018 06-12-2018 16-01-2019 07-02-2019 20-03-2019
Top 22.7 33.1 23.0 10.5 17.3
Bottom 26.7 19.7 8.2 12.4 5.5

pH

21-11-2018 06-12-2018 16-01-2019 07-02-2019 20-03-2019
Top 10.5 7.6 8.0 8.6 8.3
Bottom 10.4 7.7 8.3 8.7 8.7

Ammonia mg/L

21-11-2018 06-12-2018 16-01-2019 07-02-2019 20-03-2019
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

21-11-2018 06-12-2018 16-01-2019 07-02-2019 20-03-2019
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

21-11-2018 06-12-2018 16-01-2019 07-02-2019 20-03-2019
Top 20.50 22.00 24.50 23.70 20.30
Bottom 20.10 20.30 24.40 22.90 21.60

Salinity ppt

21-11-2018 06-12-2018 16-01-2019 07-02-2019 20-03-2019
Top 1.10 2.00 2.10 15.30 2.90
Bottom 1.60 14.50 12.80 23.50 26.30

D.O. mg/L

21-11-2018 06-12-2018 16-01-2019 07-02-2019 20-03-2019
Top 8.96 8.75 7.01 7.00 6.81
Bottom 8.67 4.49 4.53 5.44 5.38

D.O. % Sat

21-11-2018 06-12-2018 16-01-2019 07-02-2019 20-03-2019
Top 100.00 101.00 84.70 91.80 75.90
Bottom 95.40 54.10 58.80 76.20 71.40

Conductivity mS/cm

21-11-2018 06-12-2018 16-01-2019 07-02-2019 20-03-2019
Top 2.24 3.30 3.60 27.71 4.50
Bottom 2.96 23.78 21.35 37.20 40.96
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