Site details

Overview

Estuary Hopkins River Estuary
CMA Glenelg Hopkins CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code H3
Site name Site three (Mahoneys Road)
Nearest road and town Mahoneys Road, Warrnambool
Description Fishing pontoon located on the oceanside of the boat ramp. Monitoring is conducted off the end of the pontoon.
Site access Turn off the Princess Hwy onto Mahoneys Road. Follow Mahoneys Road east through to the boat ramp carpark located at the very end.
Land use
  • Recreational
  • Urban Residential
Land use description Open space reserve with a thin section of riparian vegetation (consisting mainly of Phragmites) which seperates the river from the large green fields of Deakin University on one side, and an urban residential area on the other.
Status Active
Observation history N/A - 16-11-2018
Site three (Mahoneys Road)
Volunteer at site three.

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 19-01-2018 16-02-2018 16-03-2018 21-04-2018 19-05-2018 16-06-2018 21-07-2018 19-08-2018 15-09-2018 19-10-2018 16-11-2018
Observation #11738 #11820 #11901 #11986 #12076 #12158 #12279 #12345 #12422 #12460 #12534

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

19-01-2018 16-02-2018 16-03-2018 21-04-2018 19-05-2018 16-06-2018 21-07-2018 19-08-2018 15-09-2018 19-10-2018 16-11-2018
Top 12.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 17.0 11.0 9.0 22.0 9.0 9.0 9.0
Bottom 13.0 9.0 9.0 11.8 15.0 9.0 9.0 24.0 9.0 9.0 29.0

pH

19-01-2018 16-02-2018 16-03-2018 21-04-2018 19-05-2018 16-06-2018 21-07-2018 19-08-2018 15-09-2018 19-10-2018 16-11-2018
Top 8.6 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.6 8.9 8.4 8.2 8.5 8.9 8.8
Bottom 8.6 8.2 8.4 8.4 8.8 8.9 8.0 8.2 8.4 8.9 8.7

Temperature ° C

19-01-2018 16-02-2018 16-03-2018 21-04-2018 19-05-2018 16-06-2018 21-07-2018 19-08-2018 15-09-2018 19-10-2018 16-11-2018
Top 25.80 21.20 20.50 16.70 13.10 10.20 9.80 10.00 13.40 20.40 22.50
Bottom 25.60 20.90 20.40 17.60 13.30 10.90 12.00 10.00 13.40 20.20 21.00

Salinity ppt

19-01-2018 16-02-2018 16-03-2018 21-04-2018 19-05-2018 16-06-2018 21-07-2018 19-08-2018 15-09-2018 19-10-2018 16-11-2018
Top 28.00 29.50 22.00 17.60 14.20 11.10 2.50 1.40 26.80 11.80 7.70
Bottom 28.30 29.60 22.90 20.00 16.80 14.40 26.90 1.50 27.80 13.90 8.00

D.O. mg/L

19-01-2018 16-02-2018 16-03-2018 21-04-2018 19-05-2018 16-06-2018 21-07-2018 19-08-2018 15-09-2018 19-10-2018 16-11-2018
Top 6.63 7.79 8.41 7.84 17.07 10.57 10.59 10.47 8.31 11.48 9.16
Bottom 6.54 7.62 7.51 8.27 7.35 8.80 6.00 10.34 8.11 9.76 8.69

D.O. % Sat

19-01-2018 16-02-2018 16-03-2018 21-04-2018 19-05-2018 16-06-2018 21-07-2018 19-08-2018 15-09-2018 19-10-2018 16-11-2018
Top 94.70 104.20 106.50 88.30 177.20 100.20 94.60 93.20 94.10 136.40 110.50
Bottom 94.10 101.20 95.60 99.00 77.80 75.20 65.50 92.20 92.30 112.10 101.90

Conductivity mS/cm

19-01-2018 16-02-2018 16-03-2018 21-04-2018 19-05-2018 16-06-2018 21-07-2018 19-08-2018 15-09-2018 19-10-2018 16-11-2018
Top 43.47 45.50 34.87 28.42 23.44 16.80 4.69 2.46 42.05 14.42 13.31
Bottom 43.90 45.52 36.11 32.08 27.35 23.80 42.05 2.82 43.13 23.04 13.82
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