Site details

Overview

Estuary Curdies River Estuary
CMA Corangamite CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code Cu1
Site name Dorey Street floating pontoon
Nearest road and town Dorey Street, Peterborough
Description Floating pontoon at the end of Dorey Street, Peterborough. The floating pontoon is next to the Curdies River boat ramp. Monitoring is conducted in front of the first wooden pylon on the floating jetty.
Site access When travelling from Port Campbell on the Great Ocean Road, turn right into Irvine Street, Peterborough after crossing the Curdies River bridge, then turn right into Dorey Street and follow to the end.
Land use
  • Native Bushland
  • Recreational
  • Rural Residential
Land use description Adjacent to the floating pontoon is a boat ramp, rural residential and a car park.
Status Active
Observation history 11-12-2013 - 07-03-2017
Cu1
Dorey Street floating pontoon

Map

Observations

C Estuary is closed to the sea. O Estuary is open to the sea. P Perched

Observations

Date 14-04-2016 12-05-2016 14-06-2016 12-07-2016 04-08-2016 14-09-2016 17-11-2016 12-12-2016 10-01-2017 07-02-2017 07-03-2017
Observation #10286 #10392 #10731 #10493 #10722 #10730 #10719 #10643 #10688 #10791 #10899

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

14-04-2016 12-05-2016 14-06-2016 12-07-2016 04-08-2016 14-09-2016 17-11-2016 12-12-2016 10-01-2017 07-02-2017 07-03-2017
Top 18.0 13.2 11.0 23.0 62.0 51.0 62.0 15.0 9.0 9.0 9.0
Bottom 22.0 26.0 10.5 31.0 58.0 61.0 55.0 12.0 9.0 9.0 9.0

pH

14-04-2016 12-05-2016 14-06-2016 12-07-2016 04-08-2016 14-09-2016 17-11-2016 12-12-2016 10-01-2017 07-02-2017 07-03-2017
Top 8.6 8.2 8.7 8.2 8.3 8.0 6.8 7.8 8.4 8.1
Bottom 8.5 7.9 8.3 8.0 7.3 8.1 7.1 6.9 8.4 8.1

Temperature ° C

14-04-2016 12-05-2016 14-06-2016 12-07-2016 04-08-2016 14-09-2016 17-11-2016 12-12-2016 10-01-2017 07-02-2017 07-03-2017
Top 16.40 14.50 8.60 10.20 11.10 12.90 23.50 16.80 18.90 16.50 19.00
Bottom 16.00 14.10 8.40 10.30 10.60 12.90 23.50 17.00 18.90 16.20 18.20

Salinity ppt

14-04-2016 12-05-2016 14-06-2016 12-07-2016 04-08-2016 14-09-2016 17-11-2016 12-12-2016 10-01-2017 07-02-2017 07-03-2017
Top 28.20 19.50 9.60 23.20 1.40 0.40 14.40 30.10 34.20 28.20 28.80
Bottom 28.10 21.80 9.70 24.90 1.70 0.40 14.50 30.60 34.40 28.30 28.90

D.O. mg/L

14-04-2016 12-05-2016 14-06-2016 12-07-2016 04-08-2016 14-09-2016 17-11-2016 12-12-2016 10-01-2017 07-02-2017 07-03-2017
Top 8.45 8.16 12.60 8.86 9.20 8.75 8.51 8.49 6.29 8.05 5.15
Bottom 7.83 7.05 12.50 8.45 9.02 8.62 8.49 8.27 5.50 7.89 4.64

D.O. % Sat

14-04-2016 12-05-2016 14-06-2016 12-07-2016 04-08-2016 14-09-2016 17-11-2016 12-12-2016 10-01-2017 07-02-2017 07-03-2017
Top 103.50 90.30 115.00 90.20 84.20 83.90 108.60 105.10 79.00 97.10 65.90
Bottom 94.40 78.30 113.60 88.80 81.30 81.70 107.50 104.10 78.00 95.30 58.50

Conductivity mS/cm

14-04-2016 12-05-2016 14-06-2016 12-07-2016 04-08-2016 14-09-2016 17-11-2016 12-12-2016 10-01-2017 07-02-2017 07-03-2017
Top 43.60 31.42 36.84 2.77 0.82 23.70 46.34 52.00 43.65 44.57
Bottom 43.62 34.65 39.29 30.20 0.85 23.56 47.24 52.60 43.82 44.60
 

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