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 - 17-02-2020

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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 14-05-2019 30-05-2019 03-06-2019 04-06-2019 04-06-2019 05-06-2019 13-06-2019 15-07-2019 27-11-2019 19-12-2019 21-01-2020 17-02-2020
Observation #13064 #13147 #13145 #13170 #13159 #13168 #13157 #13194 #13433 #13489 #13531 #13577

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

14-05-2019 30-05-2019 03-06-2019 04-06-2019 05-06-2019 13-06-2019 15-07-2019 27-11-2019 19-12-2019 21-01-2020 17-02-2020
Top 6.8 11.1 11.9 10.6 13.9 17.3 91.4 9.5 5.3 7.6 2.6
Bottom 0.7 5.0 4.8 4.5 3.4 1.5 89.6 1.5 3.9 2.1 8.4

pH

14-05-2019 30-05-2019 03-06-2019 04-06-2019 05-06-2019 13-06-2019 15-07-2019 27-11-2019 19-12-2019 21-01-2020 17-02-2020
Top 7.5 7.8 7.2 7.7 7.1 7.7 7.1 8.1 7.8 8.1 7.4
Bottom 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.1 6.9 7.0 7.1 7.7 8.0 7.9 7.7

Ammonia mg/L

14-05-2019 30-05-2019 03-06-2019 04-06-2019 05-06-2019 13-06-2019 15-07-2019 27-11-2019 19-12-2019 21-01-2020 17-02-2020
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

14-05-2019 30-05-2019 03-06-2019 04-06-2019 05-06-2019 13-06-2019 15-07-2019 27-11-2019 19-12-2019 21-01-2020 17-02-2020
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

14-05-2019 30-05-2019 03-06-2019 04-06-2019 05-06-2019 13-06-2019 15-07-2019 27-11-2019 19-12-2019 21-01-2020 17-02-2020
Top 13.80 10.10 11.30 10.70 10.70 11.50 8.70 18.50 26.40 22.60 24.40
Bottom 15.40 15.10 15.20 14.90 15.10 14.00 8.80 17.10 18.40 21.90 20.00

Salinity ppt

14-05-2019 30-05-2019 03-06-2019 04-06-2019 05-06-2019 13-06-2019 15-07-2019 27-11-2019 19-12-2019 21-01-2020 17-02-2020
Top 2.10 1.40 2.00 1.90 1.60 1.70 0.40 2.80 13.00 8.80 31.00
Bottom 37.30 36.00 36.70 36.50 36.60 32.70 0.40 33.40 34.40 33.40 34.30

D.O. mg/L

14-05-2019 30-05-2019 03-06-2019 04-06-2019 05-06-2019 13-06-2019 15-07-2019 27-11-2019 19-12-2019 21-01-2020 17-02-2020
Top 10.05 10.17 8.33 9.05 9.41 8.30 10.17 10.18 6.33 8.17 7.65
Bottom 1.41 0.73 0.27 0.38 0.42 2.06 9.66 3.65 5.65 5.61 7.99

D.O. % Sat

14-05-2019 30-05-2019 03-06-2019 04-06-2019 05-06-2019 13-06-2019 15-07-2019 27-11-2019 19-12-2019 21-01-2020 17-02-2020
Top 99.50 91.00 76.80 82.00 85.40 78.00 87.00 110.00 84.00 99.00 109.00
Bottom 17.70 9.50 3.30 4.80 5.20 24.40 83.00 46.00 73.70 78.00 108.00

Conductivity mS/cm

14-05-2019 30-05-2019 03-06-2019 04-06-2019 05-06-2019 13-06-2019 15-07-2019 27-11-2019 19-12-2019 21-01-2020 17-02-2020
Top 3.88 2.59 3.86 3.62 2.97 3.18 0.72 5.11 21.64 15.06 47.61
Bottom 56.11 54.48 55.47 55.12 55.23 49.95 0.72 50.82 52.10 50.80 52.23
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