Site details

Overview

Estuary Thompson Creek Estuary
CMA Corangamite CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code T2
Site name Blackgate Road Pedestrian Bridge
Nearest road and town Breamlea. Blackgate Road.
Description The walkbridge over Thompson Creek which runs adjacent to Blackgate Road.
Site access Drive along Blackgate Road and park in the pullover area adjacent to the walkbridge.
Land use
  • Rural Grazing
Land use description
Status Active
Observation history 03-10-2014 - 02-12-2018
T2 Site Picture
Picture of Monitoring Site T2.
T2 Site Picture
Picture of Monitoring Site T2.

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 23-12-2017 27-01-2018 25-02-2018 09-03-2018 27-03-2018 28-04-2018 26-05-2018 01-07-2018 29-07-2018 26-08-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 02-12-2018
Observation #11733 #11749 #11882 #11944 #12031 #12040 #12096 #12242 #12359 #12362 #12491 #12494 #12570

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

23-12-2017 27-01-2018 25-02-2018 09-03-2018 27-03-2018 28-04-2018 26-05-2018 01-07-2018 29-07-2018 26-08-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 02-12-2018
Top 9.0 18.9 9.0 9.9 3.4 7.6 9.5 21.0 93.0 14.0 9.0 9.0 9.0
Bottom 19.0 9.0 9.9 3.1 7.6 9.5 14.0 9.0 9.0 9.0

pH

23-12-2017 27-01-2018 25-02-2018 09-03-2018 27-03-2018 28-04-2018 26-05-2018 01-07-2018 29-07-2018 26-08-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 02-12-2018
Top 7.8 7.4 7.8 7.8 7.9 7.5 6.2 7.6 8.0 8.3 8.1 5.6 7.9
Bottom 7.5 7.9 7.8 7.9 7.0 6.2 8.3 8.2 6.0 8.3

Temperature ° C

27-01-2018 25-02-2018 09-03-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 02-12-2018
Top 22.80 18.10 21.30 13.40 14.10 18.90
Bottom 22.80 18.10 21.30 13.10 14.10 19.50

Salinity ppt

27-01-2018 25-02-2018 09-03-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 02-12-2018
Top 39.30 42.30 40.80 28.80 36.80 38.70
Bottom 39.30 42.30 40.80 30.20 36.80 39.90

D.O. mg/L

27-01-2018 25-02-2018 09-03-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 02-12-2018
Top 2.44 7.17 5.61 9.84 9.01 6.56
Bottom 2.35 7.00 5.61 8.61 8.66 3.24

D.O. % Sat

27-01-2018 25-02-2018 09-03-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 02-12-2018
Top 35.40 76.30 80.50 93.20 87.70 70.80
Bottom 34.20 75.50 80.50 81.20 84.20 36.00

Conductivity mS/cm

27-01-2018 25-02-2018 09-03-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 02-12-2018
Top 58.80 60.50 60.80 41.10 52.60 55.30
Bottom 58.87 60.50 60.80 43.20 52.50 57.00
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