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 - 19-01-2020

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 25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Observation #13315 #13617 #13621 #13625 #13627 #13632

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 15.0 15.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0
Bottom 15.0 15.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0

pH

25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 6.4 6.5 7.6 7.3
Bottom 6.3 6.2 7.5 7.4

Ammonia mg/L

25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 10.40 13.00 12.40 14.50 18.80 20.90
Bottom 10.30 12.50 15.30 15.50 22.50 22.90

Salinity ppt

25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 1.00 6.00 0.90 4.20 7.30
Bottom 1.00 21.70 18.00 28.50 22.30

D.O. mg/L

25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 38.80 33.00
Bottom 27.60 30.00

D.O. % Sat

25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 344.00 342.80
Bottom 248.50 326.70

Conductivity mS/cm

25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 1.87 8.40 1.70 7.50 12.70
Bottom 1.80 26.70 29.10 44.20 35.30
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