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Site code CO_BAR161
Site name Barwon River @upper Break, upstream of Breakwater Rd bridge west bank
Status Active
Water Authority Corangamite
Basin Barwon River
Catchment Barwon River
Sub catchment Barwon River
Reach 33_8 Waurn Ponds Creek
Water type River
Council Greater Geelong City Council
History View all 150 site visits 09-01-1997 - 16-03-2020
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Last data: 16-03-2020
Date D.O. % D.O mg/L E coli orgs/100mL EC µS/cm Nitrate-Nit mg/L N pH pH Units rP mg/L P Air ° C Water ° C P mg/L Turb NTU
18-07-2018 79.27 8.9 1651 7.1 0.03 14 10 19
14-09-2018 81.86 8.4 1353 7 0.08 26 14 38
15-10-2018 88.99 8.2 2190 7.4 0.045 27 19 16
15-12-2018 50.69 4.5 1429 7.1 0.11 24 21 30
15-01-2019 75.57 6.1 1778 7.5 0.06 22 26 10
15-02-2019 53.11 4.8 1974 0.06 21 20 5
14-03-2019 45.69 4.2 2920 6.9 0.14 19 19 22
18-04-2019 98.29 9.2 3600 7.2 0.3 18 18 12
24-04-2019
16-05-2019 68.23 7 1407 7.4 0.08 17 14 13
17-06-2019 71.98 7.9 1443 7.1 0.06 13 11 35
17-07-2019 74.66 8.4 1015 7.3 0.11 13 10 60
15-08-2019
16-09-2019 72.13 7.6 1312 7 0.06 15 13 14
14-10-2019 87.66 8.8 1425 7.2 0.03 17 15 17
15-11-2019 73.43 7.2 2120 7.6 0.03 16 16 17
16-12-2019 65.12 6 2180 7.4 0.06 22 19 8
16-01-2020 66.68 5.9 2490 7.3 0.045 19 21 14
14-02-2020 61.07 5.1 2690 0.04 30 24 9
16-03-2020 60.85 5.5 1970 7.8 0.06 20 20 13

Habitat

Date Comment Bank Erosion Stability Bank Vegetation In Stream Cover Riffles Pools Bends Verge Vegetation Overall
26-10-2012 Good 4 Excellent 10 Good 8 Good 4 Excellent 10 Excellent 36
12-09-2012 Waterwatch facilitator amended scores to better reflect site descriptions. Good 4 Fair 6 Fair 6 Fair 3 Fair 6 Fair 25
28-03-2012 Fair 3 Good 8 Good 8 Fair 3 Fair 6 Fair 28
12-10-2010 VeryPoor 1 Poor 4 Fair 6 Good 4 Fair 6 Fair 21
26-08-2005 dusky moorhen, eurasian coot, blue wren, goose and dart present bluebell creeper present in several trees, spitfire (sawfly larvae) in writhing clumps on euc branches VeryPoor 1 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 23

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