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Catchment Snowy River
Site Murrindal River "The swimming hole" EG_MUR070
Date and Time Monday 7th November 2011 11:00am
Approved Approved


I need to get a sinker to be able to take a specimen from middle depth. I might try a telescopic window cleaning pole. I thought the salinity was rather high on this specimen, but there was definitely no decimal point in the reading. We have had a lot of rain, over 120mm in the past month

Physical Chemical Tests

EC µS/cm pH pH Units rP mg/L P Air ° C Water ° C Turb NTU
Sample 260 7.8 0.01 19.3 19.2 2
Weather overcast
Last rainfall During the last 24 hours 5
Flow estimate Moderate
Water Appearance Clear,Stained brown
Stream depth >2m
Stream width >5m
Litter/Pollutants plastic
This was a surface reading, which accounts for it being so warm. The litter is an old container on the far bank which I cannot reach at this stage.


Bank Erosion Stability Bank Vegetation In Stream Cover Riffles Pools Bends Verge Vegetation Overall
Good 4 Excellent 10 Good 8 Excellent 5 Good 8 Good 35

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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