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 - 25-08-2019

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 27-01-2019 24-02-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019
Observation #12673 #13276 #12790 #12896 #13280 #13286 #13290 #13315

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

27-01-2019 24-02-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019
Top 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 15.0
Bottom 15.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 15.0

pH

27-01-2019 24-02-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019
Top 7.3 6.9 6.9 7.3 6.7 6.6 7.5 6.4
Bottom 6.9 6.9 7.0 7.4 7.5 6.3

Ammonia mg/L

27-01-2019 24-02-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

27-01-2019 24-02-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

24-02-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 25-08-2019
Top 21.20 21.40 14.50 12.40 10.40
Bottom 21.20 21.40 14.40 15.70 10.30

Salinity ppt

24-02-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 25-08-2019
Top 52.70 36.80 23.90 0.00 1.00
Bottom 34.60 36.80 23.80 20.50 1.00

D.O. mg/L

24-02-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 25-08-2019
Top 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 38.80
Bottom 0.00 10.88 11.70 0.00 27.60

D.O. % Sat

24-02-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 25-08-2019
Top 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 344.00
Bottom 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 248.50

Conductivity mS/cm

24-02-2019 24-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 25-08-2019
Top 52.60 55.40 37.60 0.03 1.87
Bottom 52.50 55.40 37.50 32.74 1.80
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