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 - 06-02-2018
Cu1
Dorey Street floating pontoon

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 07-03-2017 04-04-2017 04-05-2017 06-06-2017 13-07-2017 01-08-2017 12-09-2017 03-10-2017 07-11-2017 19-12-2017 06-02-2018
Observation #10899 #11055 #11133 #11252 #11392 #11394 #11447 #11483 #11580 #11673 #11770

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

07-03-2017 04-04-2017 04-05-2017 06-06-2017 13-07-2017 01-08-2017 12-09-2017 03-10-2017 07-11-2017 19-12-2017 06-02-2018
Top 9.0 9.0 9.0 11.5 80.0 30.0 24.0 24.0 9.0 9.0 9.0
Bottom 9.0 9.0 9.0 10.0 80.0 22.5 30.0 9.0 9.0 0.0 9.0

pH

07-03-2017 04-04-2017 04-05-2017 06-06-2017 13-07-2017 01-08-2017 12-09-2017 03-10-2017 07-11-2017 19-12-2017 06-02-2018
Top 8.1 7.3 7.6 7.1 7.8 7.4 6.9 7.7 8.2 8.2 8.4
Bottom 8.1 7.3 7.7 7.4 7.8 7.5 7.5 8.0 8.3 8.5

Temperature ° C

07-03-2017 04-04-2017 04-05-2017 06-06-2017 13-07-2017 01-08-2017 12-09-2017 03-10-2017 07-11-2017 19-12-2017 06-02-2018
Top 19.00 15.20 12.00 10.40 8.80 8.80 11.80 12.70 13.80 19.90 20.70
Bottom 18.20 16.20 12.00 10.30 8.80 11.60 11.80 13.80 13.70 18.00 19.70

Salinity ppt

07-03-2017 04-04-2017 04-05-2017 06-06-2017 13-07-2017 01-08-2017 12-09-2017 03-10-2017 07-11-2017 19-12-2017 06-02-2018
Top 28.80 26.40 19.40 13.30 6.50 7.20 4.00 3.90 33.10 29.30 30.10
Bottom 28.90 27.00 19.80 13.40 6.90 24.60 4.00 33.40 33.60 34.30 30.00

D.O. mg/L

07-03-2017 04-04-2017 04-05-2017 06-06-2017 13-07-2017 01-08-2017 12-09-2017 03-10-2017 07-11-2017 19-12-2017 06-02-2018
Top 5.15 6.68 8.68 9.20 10.28 8.57 7.66 8.57 7.92 6.83 6.61
Bottom 4.64 5.78 0.18 9.17 10.45 8.75 7.54 7.97 7.82 6.53 4.87

D.O. % Sat

07-03-2017 04-04-2017 04-05-2017 06-06-2017 13-07-2017 01-08-2017 12-09-2017 03-10-2017 07-11-2017 19-12-2017 06-02-2018
Top 65.90 79.20 92.00 90.90 93.20 78.10 73.30 83.30 94.00 89.40 88.50
Bottom 58.50 69.80 2.20 89.70 93.20 86.00 72.20 93.10 92.80 87.90 63.70

Conductivity mS/cm

07-03-2017 04-04-2017 04-05-2017 06-06-2017 13-07-2017 01-08-2017 12-09-2017 03-10-2017 07-11-2017 19-12-2017 06-02-2018
Top 44.57 41.15 31.28 22.24 11.37 12.60 7.21 8.30 50.50 45.15 46.31
Bottom 44.60 43.05 31.72 22.29 12.03 38.63 7.23 51.20 51.20 52.00 46.32
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