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 Monday 3rd December 2018 09:30am
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 0.02 30.65 2.9 221 6.6 0.033 17 18 70
Weather cloudy
Last rainfall During the last 24 hours
Flow estimate STAGNANT: No continuous flow in channel but channel continuous (in-stream habitats connected)
Water Appearance Muddy
Stream depth 1m - 2m
Stream width
Litter/Pollutants plastic,cans,polystyrene

Monitors: Anne P., John S., Sue D., Elaine B., Tanveer A., Azlaan A.

Very heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours

Weather was cloudy and windy

Changes since last visit: Flattened banks due to heavy rainfall, flattened reeds but recovering.

Lots of leaf litter.

Birds: 2 Pacific Black Ducks, 1 Coot

Note: Water temperature was measured through the Electrical Conductivity meter.


Diary photos

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