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Catchment Barwon River
Site Barwon River @ Buckleys Falls CO_BAR100
Date and Time Friday 24th August 2018 13:00pm
Approved Approved


Physical Chemical Tests

D.O. % D.O mg/L EC µS/cm FrP mg/L P pH pH Units rP mg/L P Air ° C Water ° C Turb NTU
Sample 77.32 8.6 950 7.3 0.08 18.5 10.5 70
Weather sunny
Last rainfall During the last week 10.00
Flow estimate FLOOD / OVERBANK: flow is high and water level has exceeded bank capacity and is connecting with floodplain
Water Appearance Muddy
Stream depth Other:100cm
Stream width Other:33m
Litter/Pollutants plastic,clothing

Almost no water flowing from the drain, but the water held back in the drainage pit is grey and scummy. Rocky exit from drain  is blocked slightly by rubbish.  Water level higher than normal in the river - anabranch had some water flowing in it, on the Fyansford side. The damp grassy meadow was covered on the Fyansford side, on the upstream side of the anabranch

Diary photos

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