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 - 27-01-2019

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 25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 27-05-2018 27-06-2018 22-07-2018 26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019
Observation #12176 #12171 #12010 #12164 #12222 #12388 #12392 #12415 #12674

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 27-05-2018 27-06-2018 22-07-2018 26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019
Top 15.0 10.0 10.0 40.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 15.0 10.0
Bottom 15.0 10.0 15.0 10.0 10.0 15.0 10.0

pH

25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 27-05-2018 27-06-2018 22-07-2018 26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019
Top 6.0 8.3 7.7 6.2 6.6 7.7 6.0 7.9 6.3
Bottom 6.1 8.1 7.0 6.2 6.6 6.0 7.9 6.1

Temperature ° C

25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 26-08-2018 27-01-2019
Top 20.30 19.30 15.00 9.60 21.30
Bottom 20.10 19.20 19.10 11.10 21.60

Salinity ppt

25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 26-08-2018 27-01-2019
Top 34.60 37.80 18.70 3.50 26.80
Bottom 34.80 38.10 26.50 30.20 33.80

D.O. mg/L

25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 26-08-2018 27-01-2019
Top 2.37 3.52 9.66 38.45 4.45
Bottom 2.81 2.67 4.77 22.90 4.94

D.O. % Sat

25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 26-08-2018 27-01-2019
Top 38.70 57.20 108.80 345.10 58.10
Bottom 38.10 36.10 56.30 250.90 68.70

Conductivity mS/cm

25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 26-08-2018 27-01-2019
Top 52.40 56.80 30.00 6.46 41.69
Bottom 52.70 57.10 41.05 46.42 51.40
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