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 - 19-01-2020
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 04-05-2019 26-05-2019 30-06-2019 28-07-2019 06-10-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Observation #13095 #13096 #13181 #13217 #13536 #13539 #13542

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

04-05-2019 26-05-2019 30-06-2019 28-07-2019 06-10-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 28.0 9.0 12.5 51.0 25.0 9.0 9.0
Bottom 26.0 13.0 80.0 170.0 22.0 9.0 9.0

pH

04-05-2019 26-05-2019 30-06-2019 28-07-2019 06-10-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 8.5 8.4 7.9 8.4 8.0 8.0 7.9
Bottom 8.5 8.4 7.5 7.3 8.0 8.0 7.7

Ammonia mg/L

04-05-2019 26-05-2019 30-06-2019 28-07-2019 06-10-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

04-05-2019 26-05-2019 30-06-2019 28-07-2019 06-10-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

04-05-2019 26-05-2019 30-06-2019 28-07-2019 06-10-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 15.50 11.80 9.70 10.00 16.80 16.10 22.90
Bottom 15.20 11.80 12.00 11.30 16.40 16.20 22.90

Salinity ppt

04-05-2019 26-05-2019 30-06-2019 28-07-2019 06-10-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 60.20 55.80 10.00 38.20 40.30 39.60
Bottom 62.00 55.80 21.30 38.40 40.30 39.80

D.O. mg/L

04-05-2019 26-05-2019 30-06-2019 28-07-2019 06-10-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 12.95 8.28 7.84 12.76 10.27 8.79 9.19
Bottom 0.25 8.23 0.16 0.18 8.81 8.72 9.32

D.O. % Sat

04-05-2019 26-05-2019 30-06-2019 28-07-2019 06-10-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 130.00 77.00 69.20 112.60 107.70 90.10 108.80
Bottom 2.40 76.60 1.50 1.60 91.10 89.50 110.20

Conductivity mS/cm

04-05-2019 26-05-2019 30-06-2019 28-07-2019 06-10-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 86.00 79.70 14.26 10.26 54.60 57.50 56.50
Bottom 88.50 79.70 30.40 17.27 54.80 57.60 56.80
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