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 - 12-02-2019
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 13-03-2018 03-04-2018 01-05-2018 05-06-2018 03-07-2018 24-07-2018 14-08-2018 04-09-2018 09-10-2018 06-11-2018 04-12-2018 08-01-2019 12-02-2019
Observation #11879 #11935 #12018 #12116 #12233 #12476 #12329 #12372 #12439 #12489 #12568 #12632 #12697

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

13-03-2018 03-04-2018 01-05-2018 05-06-2018 03-07-2018 24-07-2018 14-08-2018 04-09-2018 09-10-2018 06-11-2018 04-12-2018 08-01-2019 12-02-2019
Top 9.0 9.0 9.0 17.0 65.0 40.0 70.0 15.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0
Bottom 9.0 9.0 9.0 25.0 75.0 33.0 80.0 15.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0

pH

13-03-2018 03-04-2018 01-05-2018 05-06-2018 03-07-2018 24-07-2018 14-08-2018 04-09-2018 09-10-2018 06-11-2018 04-12-2018 08-01-2019 12-02-2019
Top 7.9 8.1 8.0 8.3 7.1 7.2 7.6 7.8 8.0 8.3 8.4 8.1 8.9
Bottom 8.1 8.0 8.2 8.4 7.7 7.8 7.6 7.5 8.2 7.7 8.4 8.5 9.0

Temperature ° C

13-03-2018 03-04-2018 01-05-2018 05-06-2018 03-07-2018 24-07-2018 14-08-2018 04-09-2018 09-10-2018 06-11-2018 04-12-2018 08-01-2019 12-02-2019
Top 17.10 16.70 13.90 10.60 9.80 12.60 10.70 9.70 15.70 16.50 16.30 22.00 16.10
Bottom 16.70 16.60 13.30 11.90 9.90 12.60 10.60 9.90 17.30 17.30 16.30 20.20 16.30

Salinity ppt

13-03-2018 03-04-2018 01-05-2018 05-06-2018 03-07-2018 24-07-2018 14-08-2018 04-09-2018 09-10-2018 06-11-2018 04-12-2018 08-01-2019 12-02-2019
Top 31.10 30.60 27.30 13.00 29.10 35.50 1.00 3.60 13.10 12.00 10.40 11.10 12.50
Bottom 31.20 30.60 27.10 16.70 29.40 35.40 0.90 3.90 15.60 34.70 11.20 11.10 12.50

D.O. mg/L

13-03-2018 03-04-2018 01-05-2018 05-06-2018 03-07-2018 24-07-2018 14-08-2018 04-09-2018 09-10-2018 06-11-2018 04-12-2018 08-01-2019 12-02-2019
Top 5.10 5.96 7.50 15.70 8.11 8.54 9.45 9.58 7.85 7.85 8.28 8.39 7.70
Bottom 5.72 5.93 7.00 11.30 8.05 8.16 9.54 9.55 6.93 4.90 5.29 2.79 7.95

D.O. % Sat

13-03-2018 03-04-2018 01-05-2018 05-06-2018 03-07-2018 24-07-2018 14-08-2018 04-09-2018 09-10-2018 06-11-2018 04-12-2018 08-01-2019 12-02-2019
Top 72.00 74.30 85.00 153.00 86.20 99.60 86.00 84.80 87.80 85.90 90.50 99.00 85.60
Bottom 70.00 73.00 80.40 114.70 84.90 94.00 86.00 87.30 78.60 63.00 85.00 16.90 88.00

Conductivity mS/cm

13-03-2018 03-04-2018 01-05-2018 05-06-2018 03-07-2018 24-07-2018 14-08-2018 04-09-2018 09-10-2018 06-11-2018 04-12-2018 08-01-2019 12-02-2019
Top 47.10 46.95 42.43 21.70 45.29 53.90 1.85 6.58 21.80 20.28 17.62 18.71 20.76
Bottom 47.75 47.01 42.32 27.23 45.71 53.80 1.80 7.00 26.95 52.60 18.79 18.61 20.82
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