Site details

Overview

Estuary Thompson Creek Estuary
CMA Corangamite CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code T1
Site name Point Impossible Road Culvert at Mullet Creek
Nearest road and town Breamlea. Point Impossible Road
Description Site is on the side of the culvert where Mullet Creek enters Thompson Creek estuary.
Site access Drive along Point Impossible Road towards the beach. Park in the pullover before the road bridge/culvert. Walk across rocks to the side of the culvert.
Land use
  • Native Bushland
  • Rural Croppping
  • Rural Residential
Land use description
Status Active
Observation history 17-10-2014 - 28-07-2019
Site T1 Image
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Picture of Monitoring Site
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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 20-12-2018 19-01-2019 23-02-2019 30-03-2019 04-05-2019 26-05-2019 30-06-2019 28-07-2019
Observation #12980 #12977 #12978 #12976 #13095 #13096 #13181 #13217

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

20-12-2018 19-01-2019 23-02-2019 30-03-2019 04-05-2019 26-05-2019 30-06-2019 28-07-2019
Top 5.9 2.3 3.2 4.2 28.0 9.0 12.5 51.0
Bottom 3.5 5.8 4.8 4.1 26.0 13.0 80.0 170.0

pH

20-12-2018 19-01-2019 23-02-2019 30-03-2019 04-05-2019 26-05-2019 30-06-2019 28-07-2019
Top 7.8 8.1 7.8 8.2 8.5 8.4 7.9 8.4
Bottom 7.8 8.2 7.9 8.3 8.5 8.4 7.5 7.3

Ammonia mg/L

20-12-2018 19-01-2019 23-02-2019 30-03-2019 04-05-2019 26-05-2019 30-06-2019 28-07-2019
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

20-12-2018 19-01-2019 23-02-2019 30-03-2019 04-05-2019 26-05-2019 30-06-2019 28-07-2019
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

20-12-2018 19-01-2019 23-02-2019 30-03-2019 04-05-2019 26-05-2019 30-06-2019 28-07-2019
Top 23.50 22.20 20.40 12.60 15.50 11.80 9.70 10.00
Bottom 23.30 21.10 20.30 12.70 15.20 11.80 12.00 11.30

Salinity ppt

20-12-2018 19-01-2019 23-02-2019 30-03-2019 04-05-2019 26-05-2019 30-06-2019 28-07-2019
Top 38.40 50.80 60.20 62.60 60.20 55.80 10.00
Bottom 41.40 51.00 60.40 65.80 62.00 55.80 21.30

D.O. mg/L

20-12-2018 19-01-2019 23-02-2019 30-03-2019 04-05-2019 26-05-2019 30-06-2019 28-07-2019
Top 4.54 4.97 5.32 4.72 12.95 8.28 7.84 12.76
Bottom 2.21 4.36 4.39 3.98 0.25 8.23 0.16 0.18

D.O. % Sat

20-12-2018 19-01-2019 23-02-2019 30-03-2019 04-05-2019 26-05-2019 30-06-2019 28-07-2019
Top 66.40 76.90 83.80 64.80 130.00 77.00 69.20 112.60
Bottom 32.80 66.30 68.80 55.00 2.40 76.60 1.50 1.60

Conductivity mS/cm

20-12-2018 19-01-2019 23-02-2019 30-03-2019 04-05-2019 26-05-2019 30-06-2019 28-07-2019
Top 57.50 73.70 92.78 96.00 86.00 79.70 14.26 10.26
Bottom 61.60 73.90 93.14 100.78 88.50 79.70 30.40 17.27
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