Site visit details


Catchment Yarra River
Site Blackburn Lake at the Landing, a constructed platform on the edge of the lake ME_YGR020
Date and Time Saturday 2nd March 2019 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 72.09 5.9 153 6.9 0.017 25 25.5 38
Weather windy
Last rainfall More than a week ago
Flow estimate STAGNANT: No continuous flow in channel but channel continuous (in-stream habitats connected)
Water Appearance Stained brown
Stream depth 51cm - 99cm
Stream width
Litter/Pollutants bottles,cans,polystyrene

Monitors: Su Dempsy, Elaine Boucher, Stephanie Eastmure, Susan W., John Shortridge, Amber, Tanveer Alvi

NOTE: The DO flakes took very long to dissolve. 2 extra drops of Sulphuric Acid were added.

Not much litter. Water looked very discoloured.

Birds: 4 Pacific Black Duck, 1 juvenile Dusky Moorhen, 1 Little Pied Cormorant

Diary photos

No diary entries recorded for this visit

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