Overview

Catchment name Yarra River
Region Melbourne
Monitoring organisations

Map

Sub catchments

Sub catchment details Options
Andersons Creek Sites 10
Arthurs Creek Sites 1
Arthurs/Running Creek Sites 0
Brushy Creek Sites 0
Brushy Creek Sites 1
Cockatoo Creek Sites 0
Correnderk Creek Sites 1
Darebin Creek Sites 6
Darebin Creek (Rural) Sites 0
Darebin Creek (Urban) Sites 1
Darebin Creek Lower Sites 0
Darebin Creek Rural Sites 0
Diamond Creek Sites 6
Diamond Creek (Rural) Sites 0
Diamond Creek (Source) Sites 1
Diamond Creek Lower Sites 0
Diamond Creek Upper Sites 0
Don River Sites 1
Edgars Creek Sites 0
Gardiners Creek Sites 0
Gardiners Creek Sites 15
Jumping Creek Sites 3
Kestral Creek Sites 2
Koonung Creek Sites 0
Koonung Creek Sites 3
Little Yarra Sites 0
Little Yarra River and Hoddles Creek Sites 0
McCrae Creek Sites 0
Merri Creek Sites 22
Merri Creek Lower Sites 6
Merri Creek Upper Sites 4
Moonee Ponds Creek Sites 7
Moonee Ponds Creek Lower Sites 3
Moonee Ponds Creek Upper Sites 1
Mullum Mullum Creek Sites 0
Mullum Mullum Creek Sites 12
New Chum Creek Sites 0
O'Shannassy River Sites 0
Olinda Creek Sites 1
Olinda Creek Sites 2
Olinda Creek Upper Sites 0
Olinda Creek Upper Sites 0
Plenty River Sites 1
Plenty River Sites 13
Plenty River Lower Sites 0
Plenty River Upper Sites 0
Ruffey Creek Sites 4
Running Creek Sites 0
Steels Creek Sites 0
Steels Creek Sites 0
Steels Creek Upper Sites 0
Watson Creek Sites 0
Watsons Creek Sites 0
Watts River Sites 1
Watts River Sites 3
Watts River Upper Forested Sites 0
Woori Yallock Creek Sites 0
Woori Yallock Creek Sites 4
Yarra River Sites 15
Yarra River (Healesville) Sites 0
Yarra River (Yering) Sites 0
Yarra River Upper Sites 0

ISC Reaches ISC Map Portal

Reach details Options
29_1 Yarra River 39.7km Sites 4
29_2 Yarra River 11.4km Sites 4
29_3 Yarra River 37.7km Sites 11
29_4 Yarra River 30.7km Sites 8
29_6 Merri Creek 26.2km Sites 3
29_8 Darebin Creek 20.8km Sites 7
29_9 Plenty River 18.3km Sites 17
29_10 Plenty River 16.2km Sites 6
29_14 Diamond Creek 11.5km Sites 11
29_15 Arthurs Creek 22.1km Sites 5
29_17 Steels Creek 16.8km Sites 5
29_18 Paul Creek 16.4km Sites 1
29_19 Watts River 11.5km Sites 5
29_21 Woori Yallock Creek 16.9km Sites 2
29_22 Woori Yallock Creek 17.3km Sites 7
29_24 Little Yarra River 28.5km Sites 24
29_25 Big Pots Creek 11.6km Sites 15
29_99 Darebin Creek 0.0km Sites 33
30_7 Deep Creek 76.7km Sites 4

Active Sites 58

Site details

ME_YDA435 Darebin Creek, upstream Murray Road/Southern Road bridge, Preston/Heidelberg Heights.

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 09-08-2000 - 06-03-2020 69 Site Visits

ME_YDA436 Darebin Creek, Drain outlet into Creek, downstream of Murray Road/Soutern Road bridge, Preston/Heidelberg Heights

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 17-10-2007 - 06-03-2020 62 Site Visits

ME_YDA558 Darebin Creek at Darebin Parklands, ford (dog crossing) U/S railway bridge.

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 29_9 Plenty River 19-10-2005 - 17-01-2020 148 Site Visits

ME_YDI500 Diamond Creek near Knowle Grove, Hurstbridge

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 29_14 Diamond Creek 28-02-2006 - 27-02-2020 88 Site Visits

ME_YDI838 Karingal Creek (Eltham West Drain) near Fort Knox Self Storage, Eltham West.

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 20-06-2001 - 15-06-2020 103 Site Visits

ME_YDI847 Karingal Creek, crn Susan and Brougham St, Eltham

Active Water Authority Basin Drain 26-05-2001 - 15-06-2020 164 Site Visits

ME_YDN081_RD Don River just downstream of Dairy Rd

Active Water Authority Basin 02-08-2019 - 20-09-2019 3 Site Visits

ME_YDP035 Damper Creek, Northern Branch. 20 meters downstream from High Street Road Culvert, behind Alvie Hall, Alvie Road, Mt Waverley

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 21-10-2000 - 08-08-2019 84 Site Visits

ME_YDP037 Damper Creek, Eastern branch, below Alvie Hall carpark, 30 metres above confluence with main creek.

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 03-07-2009 - 08-08-2019 78 Site Visits

ME_YED030 Edgars Creek at the Waterfall, Ronald St, Coburg

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 15-04-2007 - 01-03-2020 115 Site Visits

ME_YED070 Edgars Creek, upstream of Edwardes Lake, next to Reservoir Scout Hall, Leamington Street, Reservoir

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 28-03-2006 - 01-03-2020 90 Site Visits

ME_YFI300 Findon Creek, before joining with Darebin Creek, crossing over Hayston Boulevard, Epping North

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 29_8 Darebin Creek 21-10-2010 - 22-06-2020 3 Site Visits

ME_YFM980 Five Mile Creek, end of Governors Road, Essendon

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 25-01-2017 - 16-04-2020 19 Site Visits

ME_YGC100 Grace Burn at the Wallace Parade bridge, Healesville

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 30-03-2012 - 12-07-2019 85 Site Visits

ME_YGC180 Grace Burn at Queens Park off Don Road, Healesville

Active Water Authority Basin Other 29_19 Watts River 26-08-2009 - 12-07-2019 86 Site Visits

ME_YGR006 Gardiners Creek upstream of Blackburn Lake, at Pobblebonk point, adjacent to Vegemite Creek

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 17-05-1999 - 08-03-2020 140 Site Visits

ME_YGR020 Blackburn Lake at the Landing, a constructed platform on the edge of the lake

Active Water Authority Basin Pond/Wetland 05-11-1999 - 08-03-2020 104 Site Visits

ME_YGR023 Blackburn Lake at Heron Point opposite Naughton Gve Blackburn

Active Water Authority Basin Other 11-07-2010 - 08-03-2020 80 Site Visits

ME_YGR044_RD Gardiners Creek Trail Box Hill South

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 23-03-2019 - 19-09-2019 3 Site Visits

ME_YHE800 Heaths Court drain, next to 30 Shamrock Drive, Mill Park

Active Water Authority Basin Drain 29_99 Darebin Creek 04-12-2019 - 04-12-2019 1 Site Visits

ME_YML045 Mullum Mullum Creek - Yarran Dheran Resv, off Beckett Rd.

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 06-08-2000 - 25-02-2020 74 Site Visits

ME_YML047 Mullum Mullum Creek at Tandarook Crescent, Donvale

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 13-01-2016 - 25-02-2020 43 Site Visits

ME_YMR009 Merri Creek downstream of Rushall Station, Fitzroy

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 29_8 Darebin Creek 26-04-2006 - 22-02-2020 7 Site Visits

ME_YMR112 Merri Creek, u/s of St Georges Rd Bridge, North Fitzroy

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 14-04-2003 - 01-03-2020 172 Site Visits

ME_YMR117 Alister Road stormwater drain into Merri Creek, Brunswick East

Active Water Authority Basin Drain 29_99 Darebin Creek 13-01-2020 - 13-01-2020 1 Site Visits

ME_YMR118 Merri Creek @Ceres East Brunswick

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 13-09-2006 - 05-03-2020 69 Site Visits

ME_YMR119 Merri Creek at Northcote Golf Course

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 26-03-2015 - 15-04-2020 42 Site Visits

ME_YMR135 Merri Creek @ Tate Reserve under the footbridge, Coburg

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 29_99 Darebin Creek 05-04-2006 - 16-08-2019 11 Site Visits

ME_YMR141 Merri Creek, near footbridge 57 Connolly Ave, Coburg (opp De Chene Reserve)

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 29_99 Darebin Creek 22-02-2020 - 21-03-2020 2 Site Visits

ME_YMR155 Merri Creek, approx 200 metres Upstream Keady Street stairwell, Coburg North

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 29_99 Darebin Creek 29-10-2017 - 27-10-2019 3 Site Visits

ME_YMR178 Merri Creek at Galada Tamboore (Hatty Court) Campbellfield

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 31-10-2006 - 03-06-2020 36 Site Visits

ME_YMR190 Merri Creek @ O'Hearns Rd, Somerton

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 29_6 Merri Creek 09-11-2006 - 03-06-2020 50 Site Visits

ME_YMR240 Merri Creek at Summerhill Road, Craigieburn

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 29_6 Merri Creek 27-10-2006 - 03-06-2020 31 Site Visits

ME_YOI040_RD Olinda Creek @ Mt. Evelyn Reserve, Mt. Evelyn

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 27-03-2001 - 05-09-2019 18 Site Visits

ME_YOI085_RD Olinda Creek at footbridge adjacent to Jones St

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 31-07-2017 - 17-03-2020 24 Site Visits

ME_YPL040 Plenty River @ Whittlesea Showgrounds Whittlesea (McPhees Road)

Active Water Authority Basin River 29_10 Plenty River 26-08-2005 - 03-10-2019 3 Site Visits

ME_YPL238 Plenty River, end of Heals Road, Mernda.

Active Water Authority Basin River 29_9 Plenty River 03-10-2019 - 03-10-2019 1 Site Visits

ME_YPL240 Laurimar Drain, approx 500 metres US of Plenty River confluence, north of Cookes Road, Mernda/Doreen

Active Water Authority Basin Drain 29_9 Plenty River 03-10-2019 - 03-10-2019 1 Site Visits

ME_YPL252 Plenty River, end of Johnsons Road, Mernda

Active Water Authority Basin River 29_9 Plenty River 09-09-2000 - 03-10-2019 14 Site Visits

ME_YPL256 Plenty River catchment, Mernda wetlands, North East side of large wetlands next to drain outlet, cnr Mernda Village Drive and Plenty Road, Mernda

Active Water Authority Basin Pond/Wetland 29_10 Plenty River 03-10-2019 - 03-10-2019 1 Site Visits

ME_YPL257 Simon Creek, 100 metres upstream from confluence into Plenty River, approx 400 metres south of Carome Homestead, Mernda.

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 29_9 Plenty River 04-12-2019 - 04-12-2019 1 Site Visits

ME_YPL257A Plenty River, 200 metres upstream from confluence with Simon Creek, Mernda.

Active Water Authority Basin River 29_9 Plenty River 04-12-2019 - 04-12-2019 1 Site Visits

ME_YPL580 Janefield wetlands, approx 1 km before flowing into Plenty River, Mill Park

Active Water Authority Basin Pond/Wetland 29_99 Darebin Creek 04-12-2019 - 04-12-2019 1 Site Visits

ME_YPL787_RD Plenty River Montmorency Secondary College

Active Water Authority Basin River 29_99 Darebin Creek 25-02-2020 - 30-04-2020 4 Site Visits

ME_YSA010 Salt Creek, North Centre Branch, Headwaters in Gresswell Forest, Macleod.

Active Water Authority Basin Other 28-09-2008 - 24-01-2020 55 Site Visits

ME_YSA030 Salt Creek, downstream of YSA010 and YSA020 when East and North Central branches combine, Gresswell Forest, Macleod

Active Water Authority Basin River 07-11-2008 - 24-01-2020 50 Site Visits

ME_YSC010 Scotchmans Creek at end of Turner Crt and Crosby Drive, Glen Waverley (Fiander arm)

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 23-05-2004 - 22-03-2020 106 Site Visits

ME_YSC012 Glen Waverley Main Drain. Behind 5/6 Crosby Drive, Glen Waverley

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 21-03-2001 - 22-03-2020 101 Site Visits

ME_YSC020 Scotchman's Creek. Bottom of Valley Reserve immediately East of Regent Street, Mt Waverley

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 12-01-2001 - 22-03-2020 107 Site Visits

ME_YSS022 Sassafras Creek at Sassafrass Creek Reserve, Beagleys Bridge picnic area, Perrins Creek Road, Kallista

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 04-12-2003 - 02-03-2020 54 Site Visits

ME_YVA100 Valley Creek, Mt Waverley, east of Regent Street, near the confluence of Scotchman's Creek

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 24-06-2012 - 22-03-2020 84 Site Visits

ME_YWP001 Westgate Park- Saltwater Lake (near Todd Road), Port Melbourne

Active Water Authority Basin Pond/Wetland 28-06-2008 - 29-02-2020 164 Site Visits

ME_YWR010

Active Water Authority Basin Other 16-05-1999 - 21-08-2019 2 Site Visits

ME_YYR860 Yarra River, 300m downstream of Hawthorn Bridge (Bridge Rd), at Melbourne Girls College Canoe Launch

Active Water Authority Basin River 27-04-2007 - 16-07-2019 9 Site Visits

YJM020 Jumping Creek @ Merrill Cresent

Active Water Authority Basin 21-05-2007 - 09-08-2019 136 Site Visits

YML011 Mullum Mullum Creek @ Upstream of Aquarius Court Tributary

Active Water Authority Basin 11-07-2007 - 18-06-2020 29 Site Visits

YML015 Mullum Mullum Creek @ Whitefriars College 100metres upstream of Enismore Creek

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 01-11-2019 - 01-11-2019 1 Site Visits

YML056 Mullum Mullum Creek @ Whitefriars College 100 metres downstream of Enismore Creek

Active Water Authority Basin Creek 01-11-2019 - 01-11-2019 1 Site Visits

Catchment Snapshot

The catchment snapshot uses site samples to show the median values for the period over each reach of the river.

More details can be found in the Index of Stream Condition report relevant to this region

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Reach values

Reach 29_1 29_2 29_3 29_4 29_6 29_8 29_9 29_10 29_14 29_15 29_17 29_18 29_19 29_21 29_22 29_24 29_25 29_99 30_7
Ammonium mg/L NH4+ Median 0.0
Dissolved Oxygen % Saturation % Median 63.8 65.0 94.3 40.7 77.1 67.3
Dissolved Oxygen mg/L mg/L Median 7.0 7.0 8.0 4.0 7.0 8.2 6.0
Electrical Conductivity µS/cm Median 564.0 581.0 750.0 250.0 280.0 50.0 430.0 7.9
pH pH Units Median 6.8 7.1 7.6 6.4 7.1 6.5 7.0 7.5
Reactive Phosphate (mg/L) mg/L P Median 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
Temperature - AIR ° C Median 12.7 13.2 17.8 20.3 13.6 15.6 12.5
Temperature - WATER ° C Median 11.1 11.9 17.5 16.1 13.6 11.1 15.5 11.6
Turbidity - NTU NTU Median 65.0 17.5 10.0 9.0 20.0 5.3 27.5 19.0
Nitrate - Nitrogen mg/L N Median 7.5
Nitrate NO3 mg/L Median 15.0 15.0
Reactive Phosphate (ppb) ppb Median
Total sites in reach 4 4 11 8 3 7 17 6 11 5 5 1 5 2 7 24 15 33 4
Total visits in period 0 0 0 0 2 3 4 2 8 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 2 8

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