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 - 27-01-2019

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 25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 27-05-2018 27-06-2018 22-07-2018 26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019
Observation #12177 #12172 #12140 #12165 #12223 #12389 #12393 #12416 #12673

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 27-05-2018 27-06-2018 22-07-2018 26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019
Top 10.0 10.0 15.0 20.0 20.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0
Bottom 10.0 10.0 10.0 20.0 10.0 10.0 15.0

pH

25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 27-05-2018 27-06-2018 22-07-2018 26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019
Top 6.2 8.1 8.0 6.4 7.3 6.8 5.5 8.5 7.3
Bottom 6.2 8.1 7.7 7.3 5.6 8.5 6.9

Temperature ° C

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

Salinity ppt

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

D.O. mg/L

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

D.O. % Sat

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

Conductivity mS/cm

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