Site details

Overview

Estuary Hopkins River Estuary
CMA Glenelg Hopkins CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code H2
Site name Site two (Riverboat Cruise Pontoon)
Nearest road and town Simpson Street, Warrnambool
Description Pontoon located on the ocean side of the Riverboat. This pontoon extends out into the river beyond the other pontoons.
Site access Access via the boat ramp carpark located on Simpson Street .
Land use
  • Recreational
  • Urban Residential
Land use description This site is located adjacent to the boat ramp carpark. Bitumen surface.
Status Active
Observation history 11-07-2010 - 15-11-2019
Site two
Riverboat Cruise Pontoon

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 21-12-2018 18-01-2019 15-02-2019 15-03-2019 13-04-2019 18-05-2019 15-06-2019 17-08-2019 21-09-2019 11-10-2019 15-11-2019
Observation #12606 #12659 #12705 #12768 #12849 #13084 #13124 #13261 #13339 #13358 #13410

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

21-12-2018 18-01-2019 15-02-2019 15-03-2019 13-04-2019 18-05-2019 15-06-2019 17-08-2019 21-09-2019 11-10-2019 15-11-2019
Top 10.0 12.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 70.0 15.0 9.0 9.0
Bottom 24.0 14.4 11.8 30.0 10.0 16.2 9.0 85.0 9.0 9.0 9.0

pH

21-12-2018 18-01-2019 15-02-2019 15-03-2019 13-04-2019 18-05-2019 15-06-2019 17-08-2019 21-09-2019 11-10-2019 15-11-2019
Top 8.0 8.4 8.7 8.3 8.7 8.8 8.8 8.0 8.4 8.0 7.9
Bottom 7.8 8.3 8.6 8.4 8.4 8.6 8.4 7.3 8.4 8.0 7.8

Ammonia mg/L

21-12-2018 18-01-2019 15-02-2019 15-03-2019 13-04-2019 18-05-2019 15-06-2019 17-08-2019 21-09-2019 11-10-2019 15-11-2019
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

21-12-2018 18-01-2019 15-02-2019 15-03-2019 13-04-2019 18-05-2019 15-06-2019 17-08-2019 21-09-2019 11-10-2019 15-11-2019
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

21-12-2018 18-01-2019 15-02-2019 15-03-2019 13-04-2019 18-05-2019 15-06-2019 17-08-2019 21-09-2019 11-10-2019 15-11-2019
Top 19.50 24.10 20.90 20.30 15.90 12.40 12.10 10.00 14.40 16.80 16.30
Bottom 20.30 22.50 19.80 18.40 17.30 14.50 13.70 9.90 13.40 14.40 14.90

Salinity ppt

21-12-2018 18-01-2019 15-02-2019 15-03-2019 13-04-2019 18-05-2019 15-06-2019 17-08-2019 21-09-2019 11-10-2019 15-11-2019
Top 11.70 11.30 10.80 9.60 9.70 6.10 9.10 0.50 2.20 4.30 25.80
Bottom 22.50 16.60 11.50 9.90 19.90 16.60 25.80 0.50 31.60 31.90 32.20

D.O. mg/L

21-12-2018 18-01-2019 15-02-2019 15-03-2019 13-04-2019 18-05-2019 15-06-2019 17-08-2019 21-09-2019 11-10-2019 15-11-2019
Top 7.73 6.43 9.64 9.35 9.66 12.74 11.12 10.68 9.14 8.50 7.67
Bottom 0.47 2.44 9.78 8.06 3.58 5.38 6.50 10.61 7.84 7.45 7.34

D.O. % Sat

21-12-2018 18-01-2019 15-02-2019 15-03-2019 13-04-2019 18-05-2019 15-06-2019 17-08-2019 21-09-2019 11-10-2019 15-11-2019
Top 90.10 80.20 115.00 109.60 103.40 122.01 109.10 95.00 90.80 94.10 91.60
Bottom 5.80 30.60 114.50 91.00 41.70 57.80 71.30 93.60 91.20 87.60 88.20

Conductivity mS/cm

21-12-2018 18-01-2019 15-02-2019 15-03-2019 13-04-2019 18-05-2019 15-06-2019 17-08-2019 21-09-2019 11-10-2019 15-11-2019
Top 19.63 19.09 18.18 16.32 16.53 10.64 15.52 1.00 4.06 7.67 40.29
Bottom 35.60 27.05 19.27 16.85 31.82 27.35 40.43 1.02 48.46 48.93 49.19
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