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Site code ME_YSS022
Site name Sassafras Creek at Sassafrass Creek Reserve, Beagleys Bridge picnic area, Perrins Creek Road, Kallista
Status Active
Water Authority Melbourne
Basin Yarra River
Catchment Yarra River
Sub catchment Woori Yallock Creek
Reach
Water type Creek
Council Yarra Ranges Shire Council
History View all 52 site visits 04-12-2003 - 13-05-2019
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Last data: 13-05-2019
Date N mg/L NH4+ D.O. % D.O mg/L EC µS/cm Nitrate mg/L pH pH Units rP mg/L P Air ° C Water ° C Turb FAU Turb NTU
11-12-2017 0 6.4 4.5 6.9 0.061 17 14 8.26
12-01-2018 0 52.42 5.4 110 3.5 6.8 0.14 18 14 18.35 18.35
12-01-2018 0 52.42 5.4 110 3.5 6.8 0.14 18 14 18.35 18.35
23-03-2018 0 47.62 4.8 130 2.3 6.7 0.1 16 15 19.92 9.92
23-03-2018 0 47.62 4.8 130 2.3 6.7 0.1 16 15 19.92 9.92
30-04-2018 0 48.99 5.4 120 2.3 6.8 0.036 13 11 19.5
30-04-2018 0 48.99 5.4 120 2.3 6.8 0.036 13 11 19.5
25-06-2018 0 54.52 6.3 120 2.3 6.7 0.11 9 9 10.56 10.56
25-06-2018 0 54.52 6.3 120 2.3 6.7 0.11 9 9 10.56 10.56
30-07-2018 0 5.6 4.87 6.9 0.03 9 9 13.73
27-08-2018 0 6.4 4.87 6.9 0 8 8 9.35
01-10-2018 0 44.99 5.2 120 13.29 6.7 0.02 12 9 12.85
10-12-2018 0 6.1 2.3 7 0.07 16 15 13.65
11-02-2019 0 60.51 6.1 104 1.1 6.8 0.08 16 15 13.1
04-03-2019 0 76.08 7.2 120 1.1 7.1 0.088 20 18 19.98
15-04-2019 0 57.55 6.2 128 1.1 6.8 0.035 17 12 10.17
13-05-2019 0 52.62 5.8 122 1.1 6.8 0.02 10.5 11 11.65

Habitat

Date Comment Bank Erosion Stability Bank Vegetation In Stream Cover Riffles Pools Bends Verge Vegetation Overall
03-12-2014 Habitat has improved with weed removal and re vegetation growing well Fair 3 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 25
15-10-2014 Fair 3 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 25
10-09-2014 Fair 3 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 25
06-08-2014 Fair 3 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 25
14-05-2014 Reveg doing well Fair 3 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 25
02-04-2014 Fair 3 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 25
12-03-2014 Tree Fern burning due to high temps recently Fair 3 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 25
05-02-2014 Fair 3 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 25
04-12-2013 Fair 3 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 25
26-10-2013 Good 4 Good 8 Excellent 10 Good 4 Fair 6 Good 32
02-10-2013 One of the logs the friends of sassafras creek has place as a barrier to protect the bank has been thrown into the creek. Some new plants have been removed. Bird orchids are in flower Fair 3 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 25
04-09-2013 Fair 3 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 25
24-08-2013 High flows today Fair 3 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 25
07-08-2013 Fair 3 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 25
10-07-2013 Fair 3 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 25
19-06-2013 Fair 3 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 25
08-05-2013 Fair 3 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 25
03-04-2013 Fair 3 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 25
01-03-2013 Fair 3 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 25
06-02-2013 Artificial waterfall created just upstream Fair 3 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 25
02-01-2013 Fair 3 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 25
03-12-2012 Additional sticks and a tree fern has fallen over into the creek. Our newly planted ferns along the bank are doing well. Good 4 Poor 4 Good 8 Good 4 VeryPoor 2 Fair 22
07-11-2012 Debris has collected near the bridge Good 4 Poor 4 Good 8 Good 4 VeryPoor 2 Fair 22
03-10-2012 Fair 3 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 25
12-09-2012 Fair 3 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 25
04-08-2012 Some erosion due to high flows Fair 3 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 Poor 4 Fair 25
03-07-2012 Good 4 Poor 4 Good 8 Good 4 VeryPoor 2 Fair 22
01-06-2012 Road on one side and picnic ground on the other but the creek itself is flowing and bubbling along Good 4 Fair 6 Good 8 Good 4 VeryPoor 2 Fair 24

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