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 - 24-03-2019

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 27-05-2018 27-06-2018 22-07-2018 26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019 24-03-2019
Observation #12164 #12222 #12388 #12392 #12415 #12674 #12789

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

27-05-2018 27-06-2018 22-07-2018 26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019 24-03-2019
Top 40.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 15.0 10.0 10.0
Bottom 10.0 10.0 15.0 10.0 10.0

pH

27-05-2018 27-06-2018 22-07-2018 26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019 24-03-2019
Top 6.2 6.6 7.7 6.0 7.9 6.3 6.2
Bottom 6.2 6.6 6.0 7.9 6.1 5.8

Temperature ° C

26-08-2018 27-01-2019 24-03-2019
Top 9.60 21.30 20.40
Bottom 11.10 21.60 20.40

Salinity ppt

26-08-2018 27-01-2019 24-03-2019
Top 3.50 26.80 37.10
Bottom 30.20 33.80 37.00

D.O. mg/L

26-08-2018 27-01-2019 24-03-2019
Top 38.45 4.45 11.70
Bottom 22.90 4.94 11.50

D.O. % Sat

26-08-2018 27-01-2019 24-03-2019
Top 345.10 58.10 162.00
Bottom 250.90 68.70 158.20

Conductivity mS/cm

26-08-2018 27-01-2019 24-03-2019
Top 6.46 41.69 55.70
Bottom 46.42 51.40 55.60
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