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Catchment Yarra River
Site Blackburn Lake at the Landing, a constructed platform on the edge of the lake ME_YGR020
Date and Time Sunday 6th May 2018 10:20am
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 rP mg/L P Air ° C Water ° C Turb FTU Turb NTU
Sample 0 54.36 5.6 149 6.6 0.017 19.1 14 28
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 Clear,Stained brown
Stream depth 51cm - 99cm
Stream width
Litter/Pollutants plastic,cans,other: 2 fishing lines

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

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

- Logs have been placed along bank verge. There was a working bee day before and Carex and Poa Lab were planted. More logs planned.

- Minimal litter at the edge.

- 5 Pacific black ducks, 2 coots, 1 grebe, lots of Rainbow lorikeets.



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