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 - 24-12-2016

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 27-11-2016 24-12-2016
Observation #10662 #10660

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

27-11-2016 24-12-2016
Top 9.0 9.0
Bottom 9.0 9.0

pH

27-11-2016 24-12-2016
Top 8.2 7.5
Bottom 8.5 8.0

Temperature ° C

27-11-2016 24-12-2016
Top 21.70 19.60
Bottom 21.10 19.10

Salinity ppt

27-11-2016 24-12-2016
Top 25.50 33.70
Bottom 31.00 34.00

D.O. mg/L

27-11-2016 24-12-2016
Top 8.18 4.92
Bottom 11.75 5.16

D.O. % Sat

27-11-2016 24-12-2016
Top 108.10 66.20
Bottom 159.90 68.20

Conductivity mS/cm

27-11-2016 24-12-2016
Top 40.54 51.20
Bottom 47.58 51.70
 

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