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Catchment Goulburn River
Site Acheron River on Maroondah Hwy south of Buxton GB_ACH005
Date and Time Tuesday 27th April 2010 16:00pm
Approved Approved


Physical Chemical Tests

D.O. % D.O mg/L EC µS/cm GB Height m pH pH Units Rain mm rP mg/L P Water ° C P mg/L Turb NTU
Sample 94 10.1 44 7 11.8 8.2
Last rainfall
Flow estimate
Water Appearance
Stream depth
Stream width
Dani Beischer sampled Local rainfall results not available. Rainfall over the previous 48 hours of the sampling period was very low as reflected in the turbidity results, however rainfall for April 24th was higher at Lake Eildon and Mangalore. BOM rainfall results 48 hours preceding 27th April: Lake Eildon: 6.6mm Kilmore Gap: 1.6mm Mangalore: 0.8mm BOM rainfall results 24th April Lake Eildon: 21mm Kilmore Gap: 6mm Mangalore: 26mm

Creatures Waterwatch method

Image Species Score Quantity
Total bug score
Total abundance 0 - 35 35+
0 - 200 Poor Good
200+ Fair Very good
Total abundance: 0 Total score: 0 Overall rating: Poor

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