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ME_YGR020 Blackburn Lake at the Landing, a constructed platform on the edge of the lake
3 March 2018
|Site||Blackburn Lake at the Landing, a constructed platform on the edge of the lake ME_YGR020|
|Date and Time||Saturday 3rd March 2018 10:30am|
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|
|Last rainfall||During the last week|
|Flow estimate||STAGNANT: No continuous flow in channel but channel continuous (in-stream habitats connected)|
|Water Appearance||Clear,Stained brown|
|Stream depth||1m - 2m|
|Litter/Pollutants||polystyrene,other: tennis ball|
Monitors: Su Dempsy, Elaine Boucher, John Shortridge, Tanveer Alvi
Not much litter, some oily scum and floating pollen.
Looks as if Melbourne Water has done a clean-up!
No waterbugs were collected but dragonflies and lots of mosquito fish were observed.
Creatures Waterwatch method
|Total bug score|
|Total abundance||0 - 35||35+|
|0 - 200||Poor||Good|
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