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 - 26-11-2017

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 18-02-2017 26-03-2017 29-04-2017 28-05-2017 24-09-2017 22-10-2017 26-11-2017
Observation #11193 #11202 #11205 #11217 #11497 #11559 #11653

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

18-02-2017 26-03-2017 29-04-2017 28-05-2017 24-09-2017 22-10-2017 26-11-2017
Top 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 10.0 10.0 20.0
Bottom 9.0 9.0 9.0 10.0 20.0 10.0 0.0

pH

18-02-2017 26-03-2017 29-04-2017 28-05-2017 24-09-2017 22-10-2017 26-11-2017
Top 7.9 6.9 8.0 7.3 7.1 7.6 7.9
Bottom 8.0 7.4 7.9 7.7 7.1 8.1 7.8

Temperature ° C

18-02-2017 26-03-2017 29-04-2017 28-05-2017 24-09-2017 22-10-2017 26-11-2017
Top 19.40 21.40 15.40 13.70 14.00 18.60 21.20
Bottom 19.10 21.90 16.50 14.80 12.90 17.80 21.20

Salinity ppt

18-02-2017 26-03-2017 29-04-2017 28-05-2017 24-09-2017 22-10-2017 26-11-2017
Top 34.10 11.40 14.80 21.60 10.60 14.50 34.70
Bottom 34.30 29.10 32.60 33.40 33.30 28.80 34.70

D.O. mg/L

18-02-2017 26-03-2017 29-04-2017 28-05-2017 24-09-2017 22-10-2017 26-11-2017
Top 6.31 3.86 7.54 7.61 8.55 6.98 6.03
Bottom 6.02 2.24 5.61 4.23 6.49 5.70 5.93

D.O. % Sat

18-02-2017 26-03-2017 29-04-2017 28-05-2017 24-09-2017 22-10-2017 26-11-2017
Top 84.00 44.80 82.60 83.50 88.20 82.30 83.00
Bottom 79.80 30.80 69.60 57.00 74.30 71.60 81.60

Conductivity mS/cm

18-02-2017 26-03-2017 29-04-2017 28-05-2017 24-09-2017 22-10-2017 26-11-2017
Top 51.80 19.75 23.89 34.30 17.92 23.45 52.50
Bottom 52.10 44.99 49.81 50.90 50.80 44.45 52.60
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