Site visit details


Catchment Bunyip River
Site Tanti Creek at Stones Crossing ME_ETN600
Date and Time Sunday 5th February 2017 20:35pm
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 FAU Turb NTU
Sample 0.01 87 6.8 0 19.5 20.8 246.6
Weather raining
Last rainfall Raining now 31.70
Flow estimate BANKFULL: High flow within channel capacity and in-stream habitats connected
Water Appearance Muddy
Stream depth 51cm - 99cm
Stream width 2m - 5m
Litter/Pollutants polystyrene

Test done specifically to measure  turbidity during high stormwater flows. In this case 31.7mm had fallen since 17.30 (last 3 hours) with peak rates up to 100 mm/hr.

Bank erosion upstream and siltation downstream is an increasing threat to river health.

Turbidity during high flows is up to 100 times background levels.

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