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Site code CO_MOO001
Site name Moorabool R confluence east & west branches, Dolly Creek Rd, Morrisons
Status Active
Water Authority Corangamite
Basin Moorabool River
Catchment Moorabool River
Sub catchment Moorabool River
Reach 32_4 Moorabool River
Water type Other
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History View all 138 site visits 03-08-2008 - 04-09-2019
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Last data: 04-09-2019
Date D.O. % D.O mg/L EC µS/cm pH pH Units rP mg/L P Air ° C Water ° C Turb NTU
02-10-2017 80.89 8.7 649 7.8 0.03 12 12 9
03-11-2017 81.77 8.6 570 7.7 0.03 13 13 9
05-12-2017 70.54 7.1 597 7.8 0.03 17 15 9
03-01-2018 82.51 7.8 473 7.8 0.03 21 18 9
31-01-2018 67.7 6.4 490 7.6 0.03 16 18 9
01-03-2018 71.94 6.8 514 7.8 0.03 21 18 9
05-04-2018 74.84 7.7 554 7.8 0.03 15 14 9
02-05-2018 76.23 8.2 590 7.8 0.015 19 12 9
06-06-2018 61.63 7.1 1038 7.9 0.015 18 9 9
10-07-2018 71.1 8.3 708 7.7 0.03 9 8.5 9
20-08-2018 82.96 9.8 765 7.9 0.015 9 8 9
01-11-2018 71.57 6.9 832 7.8 0.03 29 17 9
26-11-2018 79.48 8 607 7.8 0.03 17 15 9
03-01-2019 70.5 6.4 526 7.7 0.03 24 20 9
06-02-2019 67.19 6.1 530 7.6 0.03 29 20 9
05-03-2019 71.9 6.4 544 7.7 0.03 25 21 9
01-04-2019 72.89 7.5 525 7.7 0.03 16 14 9
07-05-2019 73.58 8.1 531 7.8 0.03 15 11 9
04-06-2019 51.19 5.9 890 7.4 0.06 9 9 150
02-07-2019 66.88 7.9 794 7.5 0.045 11 8 50
04-09-2019 76.33 8.4 628 7.7 0.03 17 11 9

Habitat

Date Comment Bank Erosion Stability Bank Vegetation In Stream Cover Riffles Pools Bends Verge Vegetation Overall
03-01-2019 <p>As I am approaching the site there are a lot of grasshoppers jumping around and I can hear a few birds singing. The river has a medium flow of clear water. I can see a Kookaburra sitting on a branch which is overhanging the stream, a few little birds and butterflies darting around, there was a couple of tiny fish which quickly swam off as I approached. I can only see one small spot of bank erosion as the vegetation has covered the other spots. There is a lot of native vegetation on the banks and overhanging the stream also a few Blackberry bushes trying to take hold. Photos in diary.</p> Good 4 Good 8 Excellent 10 Good 4 Fair 6 32
03-01-2018 <p>Slightly more vegetation than last year. Blackberries upstream from site are getting worse. Cannot see erosion on the banks as vegetaion has taken hold. Water is nice and clear with a medium flow. A few little birds around but cannot see any creatures swimming in the water. Overall I would rate this site slightly better than last year due to the bank vegetation but if the blackberries upstream and downstream from the site keep spreading the result will not be so good next year.</p> Good 4 Good 8 Good 8 Good 4 Fair 6 30
05-01-2017 <p>Looks like a fairly good cover of vegetaion. there are weeds and Blackberries but it is not over run as yet. Errosion appears to be stable, it is hard to tell as the bank begetation is fairly thick. I can hear lots of birds singing in the distance. I sited some very small fish swimming around. The water is clear but has a slight brown tinge to it. Water flow is medium. Photo in diary.</p> Fair 3 Good 8 Good 8 Good 4 Fair 6 29
12-01-2016 Overall there is a fairly good cover of native vegetation with a few weed/thistle type plants here & there and also some blackberries further up & down stream from the test site. I could hear a bit of bird life but only could see a White-Faced Heron close by. If you look behind the vegetation on the steep banks on the opposite side of the river you can see bare patches with some erosion which appears to be much the same as in previous years, no major changes. I have attached some photos in the Diary. Fair 3 Fair 6 Excellent 10 Good 4 Fair 6 Good 29
06-02-2010 See photos Poor 2 Fair 6 Poor 4 Poor 2 Fair 6 Fair 20
12-01-2009 The river is only just a very small trickle. There is some good plant life on the banks and immediatee verges. However there is also some bad weeds ie blackberries, gorse, which appear worse that last year. There was plenty of insects flying close to the water including dragon flys. A couple of ducks and ibis futher upstream.. The instream plant life is about the same amount as last year. Ita appears a lot greener now. There is some erosion on the opposite bank which appears to be caused by burrowing animals. It does not apprear to be any worse that last year. Poor 2 Fair 6 Poor 4 Poor 2 Fair 6 Fair 20
08-09-2008 Blackberry present on bank and verge Poor 2 Fair 6 Poor 4 VeryPoor 1 Fair 6 Good 19

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