Site details

Overview

Estuary Balcombe Creek Estuary
CMA Melbourne Water
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code Ba1
Site name Jetty near mouth
Nearest road and town Esplanade, Mt Martha
Description

50m north-east of Balcombe Estuary rotunda.

Site access

Accessible from Mirang Ave.

Land use
  • Native Bushland
  • Recreational
  • Urban Industrial
Land use description
Status Active
Observation history 09-10-2013 - 25-08-2019

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 27-01-2019 24-02-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019
Observation #12674 #13275 #12789 #12895 #13279 #13285 #13289 #13314

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

27-01-2019 24-02-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019
Top 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 15.0
Bottom 10.0 15.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 20.0

pH

27-01-2019 24-02-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019
Top 6.3 6.1 6.2 7.6 7.2 6.5 7.7 5.5
Bottom 6.1 6.2 5.8 7.6 7.2 7.7 5.6

Ammonia mg/L

27-01-2019 24-02-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

27-01-2019 24-02-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

27-01-2019 24-02-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019
Top 21.30 19.50 20.40 13.30 12.60 10.30 9.90
Bottom 21.60 19.50 20.40 13.30 14.90 10.60 9.90

Salinity ppt

27-01-2019 24-02-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019
Top 26.80 35.10 37.10 24.00 0.10 22.80 1.00
Bottom 33.80 35.10 37.00 24.10 32.40 35.70 1.10

D.O. mg/L

27-01-2019 24-02-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019
Top 4.45 19.00 11.70 16.60 20.75 22.60 39.60
Bottom 4.94 18.10 11.50 14.90 13.54 17.60 27.50

D.O. % Sat

27-01-2019 24-02-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019
Top 58.10 254.10 162.00 187.00 195.80 242.00 340.80
Bottom 68.70 242.80 158.20 165.80 164.20 194.70 245.80

Conductivity mS/cm

27-01-2019 24-02-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019
Top 41.69 53.00 55.70 37.80 0.18 42.50 2.00
Bottom 51.40 53.10 55.60 37.90 49.60 54.20 2.10
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