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Catchment Yarra River
Site Blackburn Lake at the Landing, a constructed platform on the edge of the lake ME_YGR020
Date and Time Saturday 3rd February 2018 10:30am
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 FTU Turb NTU
Sample 0 81.26 6.8 130 6.5 0.013 22 24.3 13
Weather sunny
Last rainfall During the last week 33.00
Flow estimate MEDIUM: flow is normal/typical average flow
Water Appearance Muddy
Stream depth 51cm - 99cm
Stream width
Litter/Pollutants bottles,paper,plastic,cans

Monitoring grp: Su D., John S., Sally M., Thanushri P., Susan W., Stephanie E., Anne P., Elaine B.

Increase of rubbish on opposite bank. A lot of visitors walking. A lot of Gambesin(?) in water.

Along the bank towards boardwalk after the pump station - needs work.

Belladonna Lillies.

White faced heron, 2 Pacific Black duck, Pied Cormorant.

Diary photos

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