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 Tuesday 5th February 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 58.36 5.2 162 6.6 0.007 19 21 32
Weather cloudy
Last rainfall During the last week
Flow estimate STAGNANT: No continuous flow in channel but channel continuous (in-stream habitats connected)
Water Appearance Other
Stream depth 51cm - 99cm
Stream width
Litter/Pollutants cans,polystyrene

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

What has changed: Erosion between bank and Landing seems to have continued.

Birds; 5 Pacific Black Ducks, 1 Coot, 2 large flights of Ravens

Weather cloudy and windy, wind picked up blowing water back towards the Landing.

Water discoloured, slightly kahkhi/brown. Minimal litter.


Diary photos

No diary entries recorded for this visit

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