Site visit details


Catchment Bunyip River
Site Tanti Creek at Stones Crossing ME_ETN600
Date and Time Wednesday 26th July 2017 15:00pm
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 2020 6.9 12.8 12.2 71.6
Weather cloudy
Last rainfall During the last 24 hours 3.00
Flow estimate HIGH: Less than bankfull and in-stream habitats connected
Water Appearance Scummy,Muddy,Milky
Stream depth 0 - 50cm
Stream width < 2m
Litter/Pollutants plastic

Water was observed to be a pale yellowish brown colour with minor white soap-sud scum.

Testing was done to check if the colour was due to suspended clay and silt from recent rain.

High turbidity and normal conductivity/pH suggests this is the case.

Diary photos

No diary entries recorded for this visit

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