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 3rd June 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 0 135 6.5 0.053 8 11 29
Weather overcast
Last rainfall During the last week 7.40
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,paper,plastic,packets,polystyrene,other: bubblewrap

Monitors: Su Dempsy, John Shortridge, Anne Payne, Elaine Boucher

- Dissolved oxygen incorrect, entered random value to avoid error on submitting data. Colorimeter was not working. Further tests done later when batteries were replaced. Removed oxygen parameters (RA)

- Water entering and flowing at Vegemite creek.

- No litter, no colour.

- Cumbungi dying down.

- Grebe, plenty of bush birds.


Diary photos

No diary entries recorded for this visit

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