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 25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Observation #13316 #13616 #13622 #13626 #13629 #13633

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 10.0 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 6.6 6.5 7.5 7.5
Bottom 6.5 6.6 7.4 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 10.10 12.50 12.10 14.10 18.60 22.50
Bottom 10.60 13.60 17.00 16.90 21.50 22.60

Salinity ppt

25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 0.70 12.00 0.90 2.90 1.70
Bottom 27.70 28.10 31.90 30.80 33.00

D.O. mg/L

25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 31.80 33.70
Bottom 24.40 17.10

D.O. % Sat

25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 206.00 340.20
Bottom 263.00 212.40

Conductivity mS/cm

25-08-2019 29-09-2019 20-10-2019 17-11-2019 15-12-2019 19-01-2020
Top 1.40 8.10 1.75 5.40 3.30
Bottom 43.20 18.10 48.70 47.10 50.20
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