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 Sunday 2nd June 2019 11:00am
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 FTU Turb NTU
Sample 0.04 52.62 5.8 132 7 0.03 12.7 11 31
Weather overcast
Last rainfall During the last week 0.00
Flow estimate STAGNANT: No continuous flow in channel but channel continuous (in-stream habitats connected)
Water Appearance Muddy
Stream depth 51cm - 99cm
Stream width
Litter/Pollutants other: 1 plastic cup

Monitors: Anne P., Su D., Elaine B., Alfoncina, Stephanie S. (visitor)

What stands out: Lots of birds, Rainbow Lorikeets everywhere

Other observations: Grafitti on bird info sign, 3 Coots, Pacific Black Ducks

Note: Readings for Ammonium and Phosphate were taken at water temperature of 25 degrees. Phosphate reading at site, at water temperature11 degrees, was 0.0

Diary photos

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