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 - 28-01-2018

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 29-04-2017 28-05-2017 24-09-2017 22-10-2017 26-11-2017 28-01-2018
Observation #11205 #11217 #11497 #11559 #11653 #11954

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

29-04-2017 28-05-2017 24-09-2017 22-10-2017 26-11-2017 28-01-2018
Top 9.0 9.0 10.0 10.0 20.0 10.0
Bottom 9.0 10.0 20.0 10.0 0.0 10.0

pH

29-04-2017 28-05-2017 24-09-2017 22-10-2017 26-11-2017 28-01-2018
Top 8.0 7.3 7.1 7.6 7.9 7.3
Bottom 7.9 7.7 7.1 8.1 7.8 6.9

Temperature ° C

29-04-2017 28-05-2017 24-09-2017 22-10-2017 26-11-2017 28-01-2018
Top 15.40 13.70 14.00 18.60 21.20 27.00
Bottom 16.50 14.80 12.90 17.80 21.20 27.00

Salinity ppt

29-04-2017 28-05-2017 24-09-2017 22-10-2017 26-11-2017 28-01-2018
Top 14.80 21.60 10.60 14.50 34.70 17.00
Bottom 32.60 33.40 33.30 28.80 34.70 17.10

D.O. mg/L

29-04-2017 28-05-2017 24-09-2017 22-10-2017 26-11-2017 28-01-2018
Top 7.54 7.61 8.55 6.98 6.03 2.62
Bottom 5.61 4.23 6.49 5.70 5.93 3.25

D.O. % Sat

29-04-2017 28-05-2017 24-09-2017 22-10-2017 26-11-2017 28-01-2018
Top 82.60 83.50 88.20 82.30 83.00 39.20
Bottom 69.60 57.00 74.30 71.60 81.60 45.80

Conductivity mS/cm

29-04-2017 28-05-2017 24-09-2017 22-10-2017 26-11-2017 28-01-2018
Top 23.89 34.30 17.92 23.45 52.50 277.00
Bottom 49.81 50.90 50.80 44.45 52.60 279.60
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