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 4th August 2019 10:50am
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 0.02 58.5 6.6 141 6.7 0.03 10.5 10 34
Weather overcast
Last rainfall During the last 24 hours 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 bottles,paper,plastic,polystyrene,other: coffee cup

Monitors: Amber, Alfoncina, Susan Wan, Wira, Su Dempsy, Tanveer

Note: All tests were done at water temperature 20 degrees centigrade
Ph value with Phenol Red was 6.6, whereas with Chloro Phenol Red was 6.8, hence the middle value 6.7 was noted down.

Other Observations: 6 wood ducks, 2 pacific black ducks, 1 eurasian coot

Diary photos

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