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 - 26-05-2019
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 01-07-2018 29-07-2018 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
Observation #12242 #12359 #12362 #12491 #12494 #12915 #12570 #12983 #12921 #12922 #12979 #13093 #13094

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

01-07-2018 29-07-2018 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
Top 21.0 93.0 14.0 9.0 9.0 4.7 9.0 5.9 3.3 3.9 4.7 75.0 25.0
Bottom 14.0 9.0 9.0 4.7 9.0 6.1 3.4 4.8 4.0 75.0 25.0

pH

01-07-2018 29-07-2018 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
Top 7.6 8.0 8.3 8.1 5.6 7.9 7.9 7.9 8.2 8.0 8.4 8.3 8.2
Bottom 8.3 8.2 6.0 8.0 8.3 7.8 8.2 8.0 8.4 8.3 8.3

Ammonia mg/L

01-07-2018 29-07-2018 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
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

01-07-2018 29-07-2018 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
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

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
Top 13.40 14.10 19.10 18.90 21.50 19.60 18.30 10.70 14.20 11.00
Bottom 13.10 14.10 19.10 19.50 21.50 20.50 18.10 11.50 14.30 11.00

Salinity ppt

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
Top 28.80 36.80 35.20 38.70 41.30 47.60 56.20 65.70 34.00 61.20
Bottom 30.20 36.80 35.40 39.90 41.30 48.20 56.40 67.50 0.00 61.30

D.O. mg/L

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
Top 9.84 9.01 5.72 6.56 4.38 4.73 4.41 6.56 10.75 8.33
Bottom 8.61 8.66 5.49 3.24 4.37 4.19 4.13 5.10 10.80 8.26

D.O. % Sat

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
Top 93.20 87.70 76.00 70.80 63.10 68.70 65.30 86.00 104.90 75.90
Bottom 81.20 84.20 73.00 36.00 63.10 61.70 62.00 63.20 105.60 75.40

Conductivity mS/cm

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
Top 41.10 52.60 53.57 55.30 51.50 69.55 80.00 101.60 48.60 87.40
Bottom 43.20 52.50 53.56 57.00 6.10 70.90 80.00 102.76 87.60
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