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 - 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 23-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019
Observation #12675 #13277 #12791 #12897 #13281 #13287 #13291 #13316

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

27-01-2019 24-02-2019 23-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019
Top 10.0 15.0 20.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 15.0
Bottom 15.0 15.0 10.0 15.0 15.0 10.0 10.0 10.0

pH

27-01-2019 24-02-2019 23-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019
Top 7.3 7.1 6.9 7.3 7.5 7.4 6.6
Bottom 7.2 7.2 6.9 7.0 7.3 7.0 6.5

Ammonia mg/L

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

Temperature ° C

27-01-2019 24-02-2019 23-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019
Top 24.30 21.80 21.30 14.60 11.60 7.80 9.30 10.10
Bottom 28.60 21.80 20.30 18.80 17.40 7.80 11.60 10.60

Salinity ppt

27-01-2019 24-02-2019 23-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019
Top 22.00 34.90 35.60 22.60 0.70 0.90 0.90 0.70
Bottom 34.80 36.20 35.40 36.40 34.40 0.90 31.00 27.70

D.O. mg/L

27-01-2019 24-02-2019 23-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019
Top 3.35 13.90 12.60 10.90 21.33 23.70 27.90 31.80
Bottom 0.95 10.70 5.80 7.00 9.96 18.36 17.20 24.40

D.O. % Sat

27-01-2019 24-02-2019 23-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019
Top 47.50 194.00 175.40 123.10 198.30 198.00 244.10 206.00
Bottom 14.80 150.50 79.80 93.90 128.50 155.80 192.00 263.00

Conductivity mS/cm

27-01-2019 24-02-2019 23-03-2019 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019
Top 34.95 52.80 53.90 35.60 1.48 1.73 1.83 1.40
Bottom 52.90 54.50 53.50 54.80 52.20 1.79 47.80 43.20
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