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
Picture of Monitoring SIte
Picture of Monitoring Site
Site T1 Image

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 26-08-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 14-11-2018 02-12-2018 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 #12363 #12492 #12495 #12982 #12571 #12980 #12977 #12978 #12976 #13095 #13096 #13181 #13217

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

26-08-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 14-11-2018 02-12-2018 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 9.0 9.0 9.0 1.5 9.0 5.9 2.3 3.2 4.2 28.0 9.0 12.5 51.0
Bottom 9.0 9.0 9.0 1.1 9.0 3.5 5.8 4.8 4.1 26.0 13.0 80.0 170.0

pH

26-08-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 14-11-2018 02-12-2018 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 7.8 6.8 7.9 7.8 7.8 8.1 7.8 8.2 8.5 8.4 7.9 8.4
Bottom 7.9 7.8 7.6 7.9 7.3 7.8 8.2 7.9 8.3 8.5 8.4 7.5 7.3

Ammonia mg/L

26-08-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 14-11-2018 02-12-2018 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

26-08-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 14-11-2018 02-12-2018 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

26-08-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 14-11-2018 02-12-2018 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 12.30 12.90 13.60 20.10 20.10 23.50 22.20 20.40 12.60 15.50 11.80 9.70 10.00
Bottom 12.50 13.00 13.40 19.60 20.80 23.30 21.10 20.30 12.70 15.20 11.80 12.00 11.30

Salinity ppt

26-08-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 14-11-2018 02-12-2018 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 39.20 36.40 38.40 50.80 60.20 62.60 60.20 55.80 10.00
Bottom 39.10 39.30 36.50 41.40 51.00 60.40 65.80 62.00 55.80 21.30

D.O. mg/L

26-08-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 14-11-2018 02-12-2018 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 10.39 8.33 8.70 5.48 5.30 4.54 4.97 5.32 4.72 12.95 8.28 7.84 12.76
Bottom 10.72 10.29 9.07 5.14 3.73 2.21 4.36 4.39 3.98 0.25 8.23 0.16 0.18

D.O. % Sat

26-08-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 14-11-2018 02-12-2018 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 97.00 78.00 83.50 74.80 59.40 66.40 76.90 83.80 64.80 130.00 77.00 69.20 112.60
Bottom 100.70 94.50 86.90 70.00 42.50 32.80 66.30 68.80 55.00 2.40 76.60 1.50 1.60

Conductivity mS/cm

26-08-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 14-11-2018 02-12-2018 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 53.80 54.90 56.00 55.05 57.20 57.50 73.70 92.78 96.00 86.00 79.70 14.26 10.26
Bottom 55.60 55.80 56.10 55.08 57.40 61.60 73.90 93.14 100.78 88.50 79.70 30.40 17.27
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