Site details


Site code CO_SWA100
Site name Yarram Creek @ Portarlington Rd
Status Active
Water Authority Corangamite
Basin Barwon River
Catchment Barwon River
Sub catchment Swan Bay
Water type Other
History View all 131 site visits 22-09-1996 - 01-07-2020
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Last data: 01-07-2020
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


Date Comment Bank Erosion Stability Bank Vegetation In Stream Cover Riffles Pools Bends Verge Vegetation Overall
01-07-2020 <p>Bank:</p> <p>Sea rush</p> <p>Watsonia</p> <p>Bridal creeper</p> <p>Oxalis pes-capre</p> <p>Silver Banksia</p> <p>Red gum</p> <p>Water wattle</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Verge:</p> <p>Sallow wattle&nbsp;</p> <p>Moonah</p> <p>Sweet pittosporum</p> <p>Boneseed</p> <p>Rhagodia</p> <p>Gorse&nbsp;</p> <p>Watsonia</p> <p>Clamatis&nbsp;</p> <p>Drooping Sheoak</p> <p>Polygala myrtlefolia</p> <p>Plantain Lanceolata</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Instream:</p> <p>Phragmites australas</p> <p>Water ribbon</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Good 4 Poor 4 Excellent 10 Fair 3 Fair 6 27
01-07-2020 <p><strong>Bank Vegetation</strong></p> <p>Moonah Tree (melaleuca lanceolatis)&nbsp;</p> <p>Watsonia&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Verge Vegetation</strong></p> <p>Golden Wattle&nbsp;</p> <p>Bower Spinach&nbsp;</p> <p>Drooping Sheoak</p> <p>Boneseed</p> <p>Oxalis</p> <p>Seaberry Saltbush</p> <p>Sallow Wattle&nbsp;</p> <p>Bridal Creeper</p> <p>Coastal Tea tree&nbsp;</p> <p>Gorse&nbsp;</p> <p>Knobby Club Rush&nbsp;</p> <p>Clematis (old man&#39;s beard)</p> <p>Sweet ptosperum&nbsp;</p> <p>Wild Watsonia&nbsp;</p> <p>Polygala myrtifolia&nbsp;</p> <p>Buck Horn Plantain</p> <p>Melaleuca Sp.&nbsp;</p> <p>Black Wattle</p> <p>Bridal Creeper</p> <p>Swamp Wattle&nbsp;</p> <p>River Red gum</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>In-stream Veg</strong></p> <p>Phragmitis</p> <p>Water Ribbon</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Excellent 5 Fair 6 Good 8 Fair 3 Fair 6 28
27-06-2012 Idigenous vegetation present: Phragmites -Common Reed, Sea Rush - Juncus kraussii, overhanging Vegetation: Moonah -Melaleuca lanceolata, Coast Manna Gun - Eucalyptus viminalis, Golden Wattle - Acacia pynantha. Introduced vegetation (overhanging): Coast Tea -tree - Leptospermum laevigatum, Sallow Wattle - Acacia saligna Excellent 5 Good 8 Good 8 VeryPoor 1 Good 8 Good 30
23-07-2008 phragmites - common reed, creeping brookweed, australian salt grass, sea rush, wild watsonia - noxious weed VeryPoor 1 Fair 6 Good 8 Excellent 5 Good 8 Fair 28

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