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Catchment Yarra River
Site Gardiners Creek upstream of Blackburn Lake, at Pobblebonk point, adjacent to Vegemite Creek ME_YGR006
Date and Time Friday 18th January 2019 16:00pm
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 Rain mm rP mg/L P Air ° C Water ° C Turb FTU Turb NTU
Sample 278 7.7 0.01 26 26 51
Weather cloudy
Last rainfall During the last week 0.00
Flow estimate
Water Appearance Foamy/frothy
Stream depth
Stream width

Monitor: Su Dempsy

This reading was taken after the Shampoo Spill event. All the usual tests were not done. 2 other usual locations were not tested as the foam was confined to this point. Tests were also carried out at one more upstream point, details are in the attached data sheet.

Diary photos

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