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 - 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 28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Observation #12897 #13281 #13287 #13291 #13316 #13616 #13622 #13626 #13629 #13633

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 15.0 15.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0
Bottom 15.0 15.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 15.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0

pH

28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 7.3 7.5 7.4 6.6 6.5 7.5 7.5
Bottom 7.0 7.3 7.0 6.5 6.6 7.4 7.4

Ammonia mg/L

28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 14.60 11.60 7.80 9.30 10.10 12.50 12.10 14.10 18.60 22.50
Bottom 18.80 17.40 7.80 11.60 10.60 13.60 17.00 16.90 21.50 22.60

Salinity ppt

28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 22.60 0.70 0.90 0.90 0.70 12.00 0.90 2.90 1.70
Bottom 36.40 34.40 0.90 31.00 27.70 28.10 31.90 30.80 33.00

D.O. mg/L

28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 10.90 0.00 23.70 27.90 31.80 33.70
Bottom 7.00 9.96 18.36 17.20 24.40 17.10

D.O. % Sat

28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 0.00 0.00 198.00 244.10 206.00 340.20
Bottom 93.90 0.00 155.80 192.00 263.00 212.40

Conductivity mS/cm

28-04-2019 26-05-2019 23-06-2019 28-07-2019 25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 35.60 1.48 1.73 1.83 1.40 8.10 1.75 5.40 3.30
Bottom 54.80 52.20 1.79 47.80 43.20 18.10 48.70 47.10 50.20
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