Site details

Overview

Estuary Balcombe Creek Estuary
CMA Melbourne Water
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code Ba2
Site name Ferrero Oval
Nearest road and town Seppelt Avenue, Mt Martha
Description

Jetty close to Ferrero Reserve.

Site access

Drive down Seppelt Avenue into the Ferrero Reserve.  Park at the ovals.  Access board walk behind cricket nets.  You will come to a jetty, walk downstream to tne next  jetty along.

Land use
  • Native Bushland
  • Recreational
Land use description
Status Active
Observation history 21-01-2017 - 23-09-2018

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 28-01-2018 25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 27-05-2018 27-06-2018 22-07-2018 26-08-2018 23-09-2018
Observation #12180 #12177 #12172 #12140 #12165 #12223 #12389 #12393 #12416

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

28-01-2018 25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 27-05-2018 27-06-2018 22-07-2018 26-08-2018 23-09-2018
Top 20.0 10.0 10.0 15.0 20.0 20.0 10.0 10.0 10.0
Bottom 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 20.0 10.0 10.0

pH

28-01-2018 25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 27-05-2018 27-06-2018 22-07-2018 26-08-2018 23-09-2018
Top 7.8 6.2 8.1 8.0 6.4 7.3 6.8 5.5 8.5
Bottom 7.9 6.2 8.1 7.7 7.3 5.6 8.5

Temperature ° C

28-01-2018 25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 22-07-2018
Top 27.50 21.30 19.10 17.90 9.90
Bottom 28.00 21.30 19.10 18.70 11.00

Salinity ppt

28-01-2018 25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 22-07-2018
Top 14.40 34.40 38.10 19.50 0.90
Bottom 14.60 34.40 37.50 26.40 19.60

D.O. mg/L

28-01-2018 25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 22-07-2018
Top 0.98 5.55 5.27 12.50 8.67
Bottom 1.23 5.40 5.10 3.40 8.92

D.O. % Sat

28-01-2018 25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 22-07-2018
Top 13.10 76.60 70.30 148.00 75.10
Bottom 17.00 75.00 69.40 44.70 88.70

Conductivity mS/cm

28-01-2018 25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 22-07-2018
Top 23.91 52.20 57.20 31.22 1.79
Bottom 24.10 52.20 56.40 41.10 31.79
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