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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 1st December 2019 10:30am
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 rP mg/L P Air ° C Water ° C Turb FTU Turb NTU
Sample 0 3.9 6.9 0 16 16.7 31
Weather overcast
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 51cm - 99cm
Stream width
Litter/Pollutants cans,polystyrene

Monitors: Elaine Boucer, John Shortridge, Anne Payne, Amber Y., Wira Y., Tanveer Alvi, Arhaan Alvi, Azlaan Alvi

Other Observations: 1 Coot, 2 pacific black ducks, 1 dusky moorhen, pardalote, ibis (flying), darter. A little pied cormorant and a night heron on far side of the lake.

Note: Conductivity not measured due to faulty equipment.


Diary photos

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