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Catchment Yarra River
Site Merri Creek @Ceres East Brunswick ME_YMR118
Date and Time Thursday 20th December 2018 11:00am
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 rP mg/L P Air ° C Water ° C Turb NTU
Sample 0.07 78 700 6.9 0.25 21 20.8 30
Weather cloudy
Last rainfall During the last 24 hours 0.00
Flow estimate HIGH: Less than bankfull and in-stream habitats connected
Water Appearance Foamy/frothy,Muddy
Stream depth 51cm - 99cm
Stream width > 5m
Hazards Flood risk
Litter/Pollutants bottles,plastic

High rainfall in previous week, high turbidity in upper reaches of catchment. Detrergents also present in water. Sampling session with new volunteers supervised by Julia (Carol, Shan, Juan and Stephanie)

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