Site visit details


Catchment Yarra River
Site Gardiners Creek upstream of Blackburn Lake, at Pobblebonk point, adjacent to Vegemite Creek ME_YGR006
Date and Time Sunday 6th May 2018 10:00am
Approved Approved


Physical Chemical Tests

Ammon-Nit mg/L NH3-N N mg/L NH4+ D.O. % D.O mg/L EC µS/cm FrP mg/L P Nitrate-Nit mg/L N pH pH Units Rain mm rP mg/L P Air ° C Water ° C Turb FTU Turb NTU
Sample 0 25.64 2.7 179 6.7 0.077 15.1 13 44
Weather sunny
Last rainfall During the last week
Flow estimate STAGNANT: No continuous flow in channel but channel continuous (in-stream habitats connected)
Water Appearance Milky,Other
Stream depth 1m - 2m
Stream width
Litter/Pollutants plastic,polystyrene

Monitors: Su Dempsy, John Shortridge, Anne Payne, Tanveer Alvi

- Ammonium was measured at (water temperature) 18 degree celcius

- Colour of water changed since last time monitored - there's less scum.

- Rubbish is minimal.

- 2 Pacific black ducks.

- New clumps of Cumbungi on opposite bank.


Diary photos

No diary entries recorded for this visit

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