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 - 01-10-2019
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 06-11-2018 19-11-2018 04-12-2018 04-12-2018 08-01-2019 08-01-2019 12-02-2019 12-02-2019 05-03-2019 19-03-2019 02-04-2019 07-05-2019 04-06-2019 02-07-2019 06-08-2019 03-09-2019 01-10-2019
Observation #12489 #13030 #12568 #13028 #12632 #13027 #13029 #12697 #12742 #13031 #12813 #12908 #13109 #13211 #13232 #13305 #13347

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

06-11-2018 19-11-2018 04-12-2018 08-01-2019 12-02-2019 05-03-2019 19-03-2019 02-04-2019 07-05-2019 04-06-2019 02-07-2019 06-08-2019 03-09-2019 01-10-2019
Top 9.0 12.6 4.8 5.0 9.0 9.0 1.4 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 13.0 9.0 9.0
Bottom 9.0 14.8 8.7 115.4 9.0 9.0 1.7 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 11.0 9.0 9.0

pH

06-11-2018 19-11-2018 04-12-2018 08-01-2019 12-02-2019 05-03-2019 19-03-2019 02-04-2019 07-05-2019 04-06-2019 02-07-2019 06-08-2019 03-09-2019 01-10-2019
Top 8.3 8.0 8.4 8.8 8.9 8.8 9.3 8.3 8.5 8.0 7.2 8.0 7.7 8.5
Bottom 7.7 8.1 8.5 8.8 9.0 7.2 9.3 8.6 8.5 8.1 8.0 8.0 8.1 8.0

Ammonia mg/L

06-11-2018 19-11-2018 04-12-2018 08-01-2019 12-02-2019 05-03-2019 19-03-2019 02-04-2019 07-05-2019 04-06-2019 02-07-2019 06-08-2019 03-09-2019 01-10-2019
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

06-11-2018 19-11-2018 04-12-2018 08-01-2019 12-02-2019 05-03-2019 19-03-2019 02-04-2019 07-05-2019 04-06-2019 02-07-2019 06-08-2019 03-09-2019 01-10-2019
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

06-11-2018 19-11-2018 04-12-2018 08-01-2019 12-02-2019 05-03-2019 19-03-2019 02-04-2019 07-05-2019 04-06-2019 02-07-2019 06-08-2019 03-09-2019 01-10-2019
Top 16.50 19.50 16.30 22.30 16.10 21.40 21.00 13.60 12.00 10.00 10.70 10.70 13.30 12.70
Bottom 17.30 19.30 16.30 20.80 16.30 20.00 21.00 13.60 12.00 10.10 10.60 10.70 13.20 13.50

Salinity ppt

06-11-2018 19-11-2018 04-12-2018 08-01-2019 12-02-2019 05-03-2019 19-03-2019 02-04-2019 07-05-2019 04-06-2019 02-07-2019 06-08-2019 03-09-2019 01-10-2019
Top 12.00 12.00 10.80 12.00 12.50 14.10 15.10 14.00 13.30 10.10 11.90 11.10 8.40 4.60
Bottom 34.70 12.10 11.60 12.00 12.50 14.10 15.10 13.90 13.30 10.10 12.60 19.40 9.70 32.90

D.O. mg/L

06-11-2018 19-11-2018 04-12-2018 08-01-2019 12-02-2019 05-03-2019 19-03-2019 02-04-2019 07-05-2019 04-06-2019 02-07-2019 06-08-2019 03-09-2019 01-10-2019
Top 7.85 9.33 8.97 9.29 7.70 10.14 6.07 7.38 10.60 10.13 9.40 9.67 10.08 12.35
Bottom 4.90 9.20 8.15 8.25 7.95 6.16 5.47 7.70 10.16 10.35 9.31 8.72 9.63 7.35

D.O. % Sat

06-11-2018 19-11-2018 04-12-2018 08-01-2019 12-02-2019 05-03-2019 19-03-2019 02-04-2019 07-05-2019 04-06-2019 02-07-2019 06-08-2019 03-09-2019 01-10-2019
Top 85.90 108.70 97.90 114.80 85.60 123.90 74.40 77.40 106.00 96.20 94.50 95.00 102.00 120.60
Bottom 63.00 107.10 88.60 98.40 88.00 72.30 67.90 81.00 102.40 98.40 90.60 89.90 101.30 86.50

Conductivity mS/cm

06-11-2018 19-11-2018 04-12-2018 08-01-2019 12-02-2019 05-03-2019 19-03-2019 02-04-2019 07-05-2019 04-06-2019 02-07-2019 06-08-2019 03-09-2019 01-10-2019
Top 20.28 20.19 18.24 20.06 20.76 23.32 24.85 23.08 22.10 17.15 19.93 18.67 14.36 8.21
Bottom 52.60 20.29 19.57 20.11 20.82 23.21 24.87 23.01 22.10 17.13 21.04 31.45 16.44 50.20
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