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 - 28-04-2019

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 26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019 23-03-2019 28-04-2019
Observation #12394 #12417 #12675 #12791 #12897

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019 23-03-2019 28-04-2019
Top 10.0 10.0 10.0 20.0 10.0
Bottom 10.0 20.0 15.0 10.0 15.0

pH

26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019 23-03-2019 28-04-2019
Top 5.5 7.9 7.3 6.9 7.3
Bottom 5.3 7.4 7.2 6.9 7.0

Ammonia mg/L

26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019 23-03-2019 28-04-2019
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019 23-03-2019 28-04-2019
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019 23-03-2019 28-04-2019
Top 7.80 11.70 24.30 21.30 14.60
Bottom 10.30 15.20 28.60 20.30 18.80

Salinity ppt

26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019 23-03-2019 28-04-2019
Top 1.60 3.90 22.00 35.60 22.60
Bottom 29.80 30.90 34.80 35.40 36.40

D.O. mg/L

26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019 23-03-2019 28-04-2019
Top 48.10 49.20 3.35 12.60 10.90
Bottom 32.50 22.50 0.95 5.80 7.00

D.O. % Sat

26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019 23-03-2019 28-04-2019
Top 409.30 457.10 47.50 175.40 123.10
Bottom 352.10 270.00 14.80 79.80 93.90

Conductivity mS/cm

26-08-2018 23-09-2018 27-01-2019 23-03-2019 28-04-2019
Top 3.01 6.95 34.95 53.90 35.60
Bottom 46.10 47.48 52.90 53.50 54.80
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