Site details

Overview

Estuary Balcombe Creek Estuary
CMA Melbourne Water
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code Ba3
Site name Augusta Street
Nearest road and town Augusta Street, Mt Martha
Description

Augusta Street Bridge.  Monitoring is conducted from the middle of the bridge. This is also a Waterwatch site.

Site access

Park at the end of August Street which is a no through road.  Bridge is at the end of the street.

Land use
  • Native Bushland
  • Recreational
  • Urban Residential
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 #12178 #12173 #12169 #12166 #12224 #12390 #12394 #12417 #12675

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 20.0 10.0 40.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0
Bottom 30.0 10.0 30.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 20.0 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 5.9 8.5 7.9 7.1 7.6 9.0 5.5 7.9 7.3
Bottom 6.9 8.3 6.7 7.0 7.4 8.1 5.3 7.4 7.2

Temperature ° C

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 22.60 18.20 17.20 10.90 9.00 9.00 7.80 11.70 24.30
Bottom 21.10 18.20 19.10 17.50 11.60 12.40 10.30 15.20 28.60

Salinity ppt

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 33.10 36.40 12.40 1.20 1.70 1.00 1.60 3.90 22.00
Bottom 34.40 37.30 37.10 35.60 33.70 33.40 29.80 30.90 34.80

D.O. mg/L

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 1.20 3.84 13.97 7.52 25.80 8.94 48.10 49.20 3.35
Bottom 0.80 2.75 0.00 0.24 11.34 0.15 32.50 22.50 0.95

D.O. % Sat

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 15.50 49.60 158.00 67.60 226.20 77.90 409.30 457.10 47.50
Bottom 1.10 37.10 0.00 3.10 128.90 1.80 352.10 270.00 14.80

Conductivity mS/cm

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 50.40 55.00 20.80 2.35 3.19 1.84 3.01 6.95 34.95
Bottom 52.20 56.10 55.80 53.70 51.40 51.00 46.10 47.48 52.90
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