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 - 02-06-2020
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 06-08-2019 03-09-2019 01-10-2019 05-11-2019 03-12-2019 07-01-2020 04-02-2020 03-03-2020 02-06-2020
Observation #13232 #13305 #13347 #13388 #13442 #13486 #13556 #13604 #13719

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

06-08-2019 03-09-2019 01-10-2019 05-11-2019 03-12-2019 07-01-2020 04-02-2020 03-03-2020 02-06-2020
Top 13.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 11.0
Bottom 11.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0

pH

06-08-2019 03-09-2019 01-10-2019 05-11-2019 03-12-2019 07-01-2020 04-02-2020 03-03-2020 02-06-2020
Top 8.0 7.7 8.5 8.4 7.9 8.5 8.6
Bottom 8.0 8.1 8.0 8.0 8.1 8.7 8.7

Ammonia mg/L

06-08-2019 03-09-2019 01-10-2019 05-11-2019 03-12-2019 07-01-2020 04-02-2020 03-03-2020 02-06-2020
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

06-08-2019 03-09-2019 01-10-2019 05-11-2019 03-12-2019 07-01-2020 04-02-2020 03-03-2020 02-06-2020
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

06-08-2019 03-09-2019 01-10-2019 05-11-2019 03-12-2019 07-01-2020 04-02-2020 03-03-2020 02-06-2020
Top 10.70 13.30 12.70 12.50 13.90 19.40 17.20 17.10 11.00
Bottom 10.70 13.20 13.50 15.70 13.70 19.50 17.00 17.20 12.20

Salinity ppt

06-08-2019 03-09-2019 01-10-2019 05-11-2019 03-12-2019 07-01-2020 04-02-2020 03-03-2020 02-06-2020
Top 11.10 8.40 4.60 13.40 4.80 4.50 4.30 4.30 28.40
Bottom 19.40 9.70 32.90 31.00 4.90 4.50 4.30 4.30 31.40

D.O. mg/L

06-08-2019 03-09-2019 01-10-2019 05-11-2019 03-12-2019 07-01-2020 04-02-2020 03-03-2020 02-06-2020
Top 9.67 10.08 12.35 8.36 8.92 8.83 8.14 8.95 8.74
Bottom 8.72 9.63 7.35 6.58 8.80 8.39 7.65 8.57 7.67

D.O. % Sat

06-08-2019 03-09-2019 01-10-2019 05-11-2019 03-12-2019 07-01-2020 04-02-2020 03-03-2020 02-06-2020
Top 95.00 102.00 120.60 89.50 88.40 98.30 87.20 95.20 94.10
Bottom 89.90 101.30 86.50 79.10 88.10 92.10 8.06 91.30 88.60

Conductivity mS/cm

06-08-2019 03-09-2019 01-10-2019 05-11-2019 03-12-2019 07-01-2020 04-02-2020 03-03-2020 02-06-2020
Top 18.67 14.36 8.21 22.25 8.64 8.02 7.80 7.67 44.21
Bottom 31.45 16.44 50.20 47.52 8.70 8.15 7.80 7.66 48.18
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