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 - 28-04-2019

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 26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019
Observation #12392 #12415 #12674 #12789 #12895

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019
Top 10.0 15.0 10.0 10.0 10.0
Bottom 10.0 15.0 10.0 10.0 10.0

pH

26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019
Top 6.0 7.9 6.3 6.2 7.6
Bottom 6.0 7.9 6.1 5.8 7.6

Ammonia mg/L

26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

26-08-2018 27-01-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019
Top 9.60 21.30 20.40 13.30
Bottom 11.10 21.60 20.40 13.30

Salinity ppt

26-08-2018 27-01-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019
Top 3.50 26.80 37.10 24.00
Bottom 30.20 33.80 37.00 24.10

D.O. mg/L

26-08-2018 27-01-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019
Top 38.45 4.45 11.70 16.60
Bottom 22.90 4.94 11.50 14.90

D.O. % Sat

26-08-2018 27-01-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019
Top 345.10 58.10 162.00 187.00
Bottom 250.90 68.70 158.20 165.80

Conductivity mS/cm

26-08-2018 27-01-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019
Top 6.46 41.69 55.70 37.80
Bottom 46.42 51.40 55.60 37.90
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