Site visit details


Catchment Barwon River
Site Lake Wendouree, Olympic precinct, at isthus CO_LWN070
Date and Time Thursday 15th November 2018 10:20am
Approved Approved


Physical Chemical Tests

D.O. % D.O mg/L EC µS/cm pH pH Units rP mg/L P Air ° C Water ° C Turb NTU
Sample 100.36 9.7 1587 7.4 0.015 15 17 8
Weather cloudy
Last rainfall During the last 24 hours
Flow estimate PERMANENT: wetlands and lakes
Water Appearance Clear
Stream depth
Stream width

Habitat Sheet ALT

Sand/Silt Depositional Areas 20
Leaf Packs 10
Water Plants 70

Weather Condition Fine
Light Conditions Good


Extra Ostracod

Creatures Agreed Level Taxonomy Method

Image Species Score Quantity
a. Family Caenidae (caenids - Mayfly nymph) a. Family Caenidae (caenids - Mayfly nymph) 4 N/A
c. Family Atyidae (glass shrimp) 3 N/A
c. Phylum Annelida, class Hirudinea, (leeches) c. Phylum Annelida, class Hirudinea, (leeches) 1 N/A
d. Phylum Annelida, class Oligochaeta, (worms) 2 N/A
e. Family Chironomidae, several genera (blood worms) 4 N/A
e. Family Lestidae and Family Coenagrionidae (Damselfly nymph) 1 N/A
e. Phylum Turbellaria ( flatworms) e. Phylum Turbellaria ( flatworms) 1 N/A
f. Order Amphipoda  (scuds, sideswimmers) f. Order Amphipoda (scuds, sideswimmers) 3 N/A
g. Family Physidae, Species Physa acuta (snail) 2 N/A
g. Order Acarina, (water mites) g. Order Acarina, (water mites) 5 N/A
i. Family Notonectidae , Genus Anisops (slender backswimmers) 2 N/A
m. Family Corixidae , Genus Micronecta (little brindle boatman) 3 N/A
o. Family Corixidae genus Agraptocorixa (static boatmen) 1 N/A
r. Family Leptoceridae, Genus Oecetis (log cabin caddis) 10 N/A
t. Family Leptoceridae, Genus Notalina (Headbanger caddis) t. Family Leptoceridae, Genus Notalina (Headbanger caddis) 6 N/A
ALT Signal Score
Weighted ALT Signal Score

Diary photos

Creative Commons CC BY
All content, files, data and images provided by the Waterwatch Data Portal and Gallery are subject to a Creative Commons Attribution License

Content is made available to be used in any way, and should always attribute Waterwatch and