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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 Sunday 8th September 2019 09:55am
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 0 69.97 7.8 220 6.5 0.007 12 10.5 33
Weather sunny
Last rainfall During the last 24 hours
Flow estimate STAGNANT: No continuous flow in channel but channel continuous (in-stream habitats connected)
Water Appearance
Stream depth 1m - 2m
Stream width
Litter/Pollutants bottles,paper,plastic,cans

Monitors: Anne P., Elaine B., John S., Wira Y., Stephanie R., Susan W., Teressa

Changes since last time: Heavy rain has removed some dead reeds, new shoots now appearing.

What stands out: Lots of weeds - angled onion weed, wandering trad, flickweed, arum lily

Other Observations: 2 dusky moorhens, 1 pacific black duck, 1 chestnut teal (male), lots of small birds active 

Diary photos

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