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 - 03-10-2017
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 17-11-2016 12-12-2016 10-01-2017 07-02-2017 07-03-2017 04-04-2017 04-05-2017 06-06-2017 13-07-2017 01-08-2017 12-09-2017 03-10-2017
Observation #10719 #10643 #10688 #10791 #10899 #11055 #11133 #11252 #11392 #11394 #11447 #11483

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

17-11-2016 12-12-2016 10-01-2017 07-02-2017 07-03-2017 04-04-2017 04-05-2017 06-06-2017 13-07-2017 01-08-2017 12-09-2017 03-10-2017
Top 62.0 15.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 11.5 80.0 30.0 24.0 24.0
Bottom 55.0 12.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 10.0 80.0 22.5 30.0 9.0

pH

17-11-2016 12-12-2016 10-01-2017 07-02-2017 07-03-2017 04-04-2017 04-05-2017 06-06-2017 13-07-2017 01-08-2017 12-09-2017 03-10-2017
Top 8.0 6.8 7.8 8.4 8.1 7.3 7.6 7.1 7.8 7.4 6.9 7.7
Bottom 8.1 7.1 6.9 8.4 8.1 7.3 7.7 7.4 7.8 7.5 7.5 8.0

Temperature ° C

17-11-2016 12-12-2016 10-01-2017 07-02-2017 07-03-2017 04-04-2017 04-05-2017 06-06-2017 13-07-2017 01-08-2017 12-09-2017 03-10-2017
Top 23.50 16.80 18.90 16.50 19.00 15.20 12.00 10.40 8.80 8.80 11.80 12.70
Bottom 23.50 17.00 18.90 16.20 18.20 16.20 12.00 10.30 8.80 11.60 11.80 13.80

Salinity ppt

17-11-2016 12-12-2016 10-01-2017 07-02-2017 07-03-2017 04-04-2017 04-05-2017 06-06-2017 13-07-2017 01-08-2017 12-09-2017 03-10-2017
Top 14.40 30.10 34.20 28.20 28.80 26.40 19.40 13.30 6.50 7.20 4.00 3.90
Bottom 14.50 30.60 34.40 28.30 28.90 27.00 19.80 13.40 6.90 24.60 4.00 33.40

D.O. mg/L

17-11-2016 12-12-2016 10-01-2017 07-02-2017 07-03-2017 04-04-2017 04-05-2017 06-06-2017 13-07-2017 01-08-2017 12-09-2017 03-10-2017
Top 8.51 8.49 6.29 8.05 5.15 6.68 8.68 9.20 10.28 8.57 7.66 8.57
Bottom 8.49 8.27 5.50 7.89 4.64 5.78 0.18 9.17 10.45 8.75 7.54 7.97

D.O. % Sat

17-11-2016 12-12-2016 10-01-2017 07-02-2017 07-03-2017 04-04-2017 04-05-2017 06-06-2017 13-07-2017 01-08-2017 12-09-2017 03-10-2017
Top 108.60 105.10 79.00 97.10 65.90 79.20 92.00 90.90 93.20 78.10 73.30 83.30
Bottom 107.50 104.10 78.00 95.30 58.50 69.80 2.20 89.70 93.20 86.00 72.20 93.10

Conductivity mS/cm

17-11-2016 12-12-2016 10-01-2017 07-02-2017 07-03-2017 04-04-2017 04-05-2017 06-06-2017 13-07-2017 01-08-2017 12-09-2017 03-10-2017
Top 23.70 46.34 52.00 43.65 44.57 41.15 31.28 22.24 11.37 12.60 7.21 8.30
Bottom 23.56 47.24 52.60 43.82 44.60 43.05 31.72 22.29 12.03 38.63 7.23 51.20
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