Site details

Overview

Site code ME_EBI100
Site name Bittern Dam, near dam wall and catch drain
Status Active
Water Authority Melbourne
Basin Bunyip River
Catchment Bunyip River
Sub catchment Devil Bend Creek
Reach 28_2 Main Creek
Water type Dam
Council Mornington Peninsula Shire Council
History View all 71 site visits 08-11-2012 - 20-03-2019
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Last data: 20-03-2019
Date N mg/L NH4+ D.O. % D.O mg/L EC µS/cm Nitrate-Nit mg/L N pH pH Units rP mg/L P Air ° C Water ° C Turb NTU
25-05-2017 0 8 980 0 7.8 0.01 16 13.6 9
24-07-2017 0 8 1595 0 8.2 0.01 14 10.5 9
20-09-2017 0 8 1486 8.1 0.01 19 16 10
23-10-2017 0 9 1493 0 8.5 0 17 18.3 0
09-11-2017
16-11-2017 0 6 1855 0 8.4 0.01 19.1 20.5 9
12-12-2017 0 8 1867 0 8.1 0 20.4 24.8 9
17-02-2018 0 8 888 0 8.4 0 23 21.1 9
17-02-2018 0 8 888 0 8.4 0 23 21.1 9
22-03-2018
23-03-2018 0 8 980 0 8.8 0 24 22.2 0
30-05-2018 0 8 0 8 0 15 12.7 9
30-05-2018 0 8 0 8 0 15 12.7 9
23-06-2018 0 61.163 7 863 8 0 10 9.3 9
17-07-2018 0 8 1270 0 8.7 0 18 12.6 9
14-08-2018 0 8 1260 0 8.2 0 15 12.7 9
19-09-2018 0 73.7552 8 1540 8.6 0 14 11.5 9
19-10-2018 0 85 7 1140 8.1 0 26 24.8 9
21-11-2018 0 100.74 9 1260 8.2 0 20 20.7 17
18-12-2018 0 96.08 8 1220 9 0 28 24.4 9
10-01-2019 0 103.5 9 1200 9.2 0.01 22 22.1 9
19-02-2019 0 87.42 8 1180 8.5 0 20.2 19.5 50
20-03-2019 0 90.39 8 4800 8.5 0 24 20.6 6

Habitat

Date Comment Bank Erosion Stability Bank Vegetation In Stream Cover Riffles Pools Bends Verge Vegetation Overall
22-03-2018 <p>We are surveying a reservoir</p> Excellent 5 Excellent 10 N/A N/A Excellent 10 25
09-11-2017 <p>Bittern is a reservoir so some of the above does not apply</p> Excellent 5 Good 8 Fair 6 Poor 2 Excellent 10 31
30-11-2016 <p>The far side of dam(from survey site)&nbsp;is being revegetated, the near side has a mix of indigenous and introduced flora (pine trees)&nbsp;</p> Excellent 5 Fair 6 VeryPoor 2 VeryPoor 1 Fair 6 20
08-11-2012 N/A 0

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