Site details

Overview

Estuary Wreck Creek
CMA West Gippsland CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code Wr1
Site name Surf Parade Bridge Inverloch
Nearest road and town Surf Parade Inverloch
Description

Centre culvert on the downstream (ocean) side of Surf Parade Bridge

Site access

Park on the Inverloch side of the Surf Parade Bridge. Step over the hand railing and complete the monitoring from the centre culvert.

Land use
Land use description

Creek flows from above the RACV resort in Inverloch (branch 1) and through the housing estate (i.e. residential area) in Inverloch (branch 2), into a coastal reserve where the majority of the estuary exists.

Status Active
Observation history 26-05-2016 - 22-11-2019

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 27-05-2019 12-07-2019 22-11-2019
Observation #13167 #13196 #13425

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

27-05-2019 12-07-2019 22-11-2019
Top 31.5 5.0
Bottom 9.3 5.0

pH

27-05-2019 12-07-2019 22-11-2019
Top 7.1 7.1
Bottom 6.6 7.3

Ammonia mg/L

27-05-2019 12-07-2019 22-11-2019
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

27-05-2019 12-07-2019 22-11-2019
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

27-05-2019 12-07-2019 22-11-2019
Top 8.70 9.90 21.50
Bottom 10.90 11.80 19.80

Salinity ppt

27-05-2019 12-07-2019 22-11-2019
Top 0.10 0.70 6.20
Bottom 0.40 22.60 20.80

D.O. mg/L

27-05-2019 12-07-2019 22-11-2019
Top 10.95 6.83 6.95
Bottom 8.30 4.11 4.01

D.O. % Sat

27-05-2019 12-07-2019 22-11-2019
Top 94.10 60.00 80.00
Bottom 75.00 43.70 50.00

Conductivity mS/cm

27-05-2019 12-07-2019 22-11-2019
Top 0.14 1.35 11.03
Bottom 0.98 35.83 33.08
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