Site details

Overview

Estuary Powlett River Estuary
CMA West Gippsland CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code Po5
Site name Site five (Daly Bridge)
Nearest road and town Daly Street, Dalyston
Description Pedestrian bridge located at the end of Daly Street. This bridge crosses the Powlett River, and is part of the Kilcunda Rail Trail.
Site access Turn off the Bass Hwy and head down Daly Street. At the very end of Daly Street you will find the Daly Street pedestrian bridge and the Powlett River.
Land use
  • Rural Grazing
Land use description This site is surrounded by beef cattle grazing land, that is not fenced off from the river.
Status Active
Observation history 01-04-2010 - 10-12-2018

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 23-01-2018 21-02-2018 27-04-2018 25-05-2018 13-06-2018 18-06-2018 19-06-2018 19-06-2018 20-06-2018 18-07-2018 13-08-2018 27-09-2018 25-10-2018 16-11-2018 10-12-2018
Observation #11754 #11839 #12007 #12095 #12141 #12189 #12190 #12196 #12198 #12265 #12321 #12425 #12467 #12587 #12586

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

23-01-2018 21-02-2018 27-04-2018 25-05-2018 13-06-2018 18-06-2018 19-06-2018 20-06-2018 18-07-2018 13-08-2018 27-09-2018 25-10-2018 16-11-2018 10-12-2018
Top 1.0 1.1 0.2 3.3 0.3 17.0 26.5 15.2 27.4 63.7 5.4 1.0 2.3 2.0
Bottom 0.2 1.1 0.2 1.7 1.1 1.0 0.6 11.0 2.4 66.6 0.9 0.2 0.9 0.8

pH

23-01-2018 21-02-2018 27-04-2018 25-05-2018 13-06-2018 18-06-2018 19-06-2018 20-06-2018 18-07-2018 13-08-2018 27-09-2018 25-10-2018 16-11-2018 10-12-2018
Top 7.3 7.8 7.3 7.2 7.4 7.4 7.3 7.3 7.4 7.1 7.3 7.9 7.9 7.8
Bottom 7.5 7.8 7.2 6.9 6.8 7.1 7.0 7.0 7.2 7.0 7.3 7.2 7.4 7.7

Temperature ° C

23-01-2018 21-02-2018 27-04-2018 25-05-2018 13-06-2018 18-06-2018 19-06-2018 20-06-2018 18-07-2018 13-08-2018 27-09-2018 25-10-2018 16-11-2018 10-12-2018
Top 25.30 20.20 17.60 13.80 11.80 9.70 9.60 9.40 9.50 10.60 10.90 18.60 17.10 23.80
Bottom 23.30 20.60 16.70 16.10 15.20 16.00 15.00 9.70 11.80 10.60 13.00 17.60 16.70 18.60

Salinity ppt

23-01-2018 21-02-2018 27-04-2018 25-05-2018 13-06-2018 18-06-2018 19-06-2018 20-06-2018 18-07-2018 13-08-2018 27-09-2018 25-10-2018 16-11-2018 10-12-2018
Top 25.70 34.80 25.50 1.90 12.20 2.30 2.00 1.60 1.50 0.30 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.40
Bottom 36.20 36.90 37.20 35.00 32.10 34.50 32.60 6.80 34.60 0.30 33.00 33.10 34.30 33.20

D.O. mg/L

23-01-2018 21-02-2018 27-04-2018 25-05-2018 13-06-2018 18-06-2018 19-06-2018 20-06-2018 18-07-2018 13-08-2018 27-09-2018 25-10-2018 16-11-2018 10-12-2018
Top 5.83 7.50 6.70 7.79 9.78 7.63 8.17 9.30 10.37 8.34 9.31 10.00 8.27 8.89
Bottom 5.12 7.10 1.13 0.20 0.20 0.20 0.20 9.09 2.92 8.10 3.23 3.92 3.36 6.65

D.O. % Sat

23-01-2018 21-02-2018 27-04-2018 25-05-2018 13-06-2018 18-06-2018 19-06-2018 20-06-2018 18-07-2018 13-08-2018 27-09-2018 25-10-2018 16-11-2018 10-12-2018
Top 83.10 101.50 81.80 76.50 97.30 68.00 72.40 82.00 91.40 75.00 85.20 107.00 86.60 106.00
Bottom 73.90 98.00 14.70 2.50 2.40 2.50 2.40 83.00 33.40 72.90 38.00 50.00 42.00 87.00

Conductivity mS/cm

23-01-2018 21-02-2018 27-04-2018 25-05-2018 13-06-2018 18-06-2018 19-06-2018 20-06-2018 18-07-2018 13-08-2018 27-09-2018 25-10-2018 16-11-2018 10-12-2018
Top 40.23 52.73 39.92 3.51 20.49 4.30 3.70 3.11 2.83 0.63 1.87 1.87 1.82 2.59
Bottom 54.73 55.55 55.97 52.78 49.32 52.43 49.34 12.57 52.61 0.63 49.88 50.54 52.19 50.49
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