Site visit details


Catchment Yarra River
Site Gardiners Creek upstream of Blackburn Lake, at Pobblebonk point, adjacent to Vegemite Creek ME_YGR006
Date and Time Sunday 5th August 2018 10:00am
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 Rain mm rP mg/L P Air ° C Water ° C Turb FTU Turb NTU
Sample 0 31.91 3.6 216 6.6 0.01 13 10 27
Weather sunny
Last rainfall During the last week
Flow estimate STAGNANT: No continuous flow in channel but channel continuous (in-stream habitats connected)
Water Appearance Muddy
Stream depth 1m - 2m
Stream width
Litter/Pollutants bottles,plastic,cans,packets,polystyrene

Monitors: Anne Payne, Elaine Boucher, John Shortridge, Stephanie E, Wira Y., Tanveer Alvi

- Brush cutting on banks, not much growth on Cumbungi

- Weather was sunny with some clouds

- Precipitates for the Disssolved Oxygen settled quite quickly as compared to the tests of previous months

- 1 wood duck, 2 coots, 1 moorhen, 2 pacific black ducks

Litter and Pollution: 2 plastic bottles, 14 polystyrene pieces, 5 takeaway food wrapper foils, 8 cans/cellophnae, 9 soft plastic bags, 2 plastics

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