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 28-02-2018 14-03-2018 05-04-2018 25-05-2018
Observation #11858 #12026 #12033 #12313

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

28-02-2018 14-03-2018 05-04-2018 25-05-2018
Top 12.3 12.3 20.2 27.0
Bottom 10.0 22.4 10.0 9.0

pH

28-02-2018 14-03-2018 05-04-2018 25-05-2018
Top 8.1 8.1 8.1 8.2
Bottom 8.2 8.2 7.9 7.8

Temperature ° C

28-02-2018 14-03-2018 05-04-2018 25-05-2018
Top 21.50 21.50 19.10 14.00
Bottom 21.10 21.80 20.30 14.20

Salinity ppt

28-02-2018 14-03-2018 05-04-2018 25-05-2018
Top 4.10 4.50 7.00 6.70
Bottom 18.10 27.80 32.20 27.60

D.O. mg/L

28-02-2018 14-03-2018 05-04-2018 25-05-2018
Top 7.53 7.22 7.90 7.10
Bottom 5.84 0.90 6.00 2.71

D.O. % Sat

28-02-2018 14-03-2018 05-04-2018 25-05-2018
Top 87.70 82.70 88.80 74.50
Bottom 72.70 11.50 70.00 27.00

Conductivity mS/cm

28-02-2018 14-03-2018 05-04-2018 25-05-2018
Top 5.70 9.60 11.60 11.50
Bottom 28.49 43.00 49.32 42.92
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