Site visit details


Catchment Yarra River
Site Darebin Creek, upstream Murray Road/Southern Road bridge, Preston/Heidelberg Heights. ME_YDA435
Date and Time Sunday 31st March 2019 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 rP mg/L P Air ° C Water ° C Turb NTU
Sample 0 88.9 9 810 7.7 0.07 15.2 14.7 17
Weather overcast
Last rainfall During the last 24 hours
Flow estimate
Water Appearance Clear,Muddy
Stream depth 0 - 50cm
Stream width 2m - 5m
Litter/Pollutants bottles,paper,plastic,waxed cardboard,cans,packets,other: car tyre, steel tube

Some decent rain has fallen over the last few days. First in about 2 months. Not a lot, not enough, but the creek water level was clearly higher then during last months session.

Creek water looked fairly clear. (photo)

Creek edge also seemed cleaner then on last visit.

Diary photos

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