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Catchment Yarra River
Site Darebin Creek, upstream Murray Road/Southern Road bridge, Preston/Heidelberg Heights. ME_YDA435
Date and Time Sunday 6th October 2019 10:00am
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 NTU
Sample 0 72.01 7 840 7.2 0.02 24.1 16.6 9
Weather sunny
Last rainfall During the last 24 hours
Flow estimate LOW: Minimum flow in channel/continuous flow in some part of channel (in-stream habitats connected)
Water Appearance Clear
Stream depth 0 - 50cm
Stream width 2m - 5m
Litter/Pollutants bottles,paper,plastic,waxed cardboard,cans,clothing,packets,polystyrene,other: Cooked rice + bread (for the ducks?)

Rain - last night, but very little

Weather - windy, sunny with clouds

Lots of weeds on the banks - onion weed in particular, also oxalis and wandering jew

Rubbish - water level very low, lots of rubbish visible at bottom of creek

Ducks present - unusual ones too

Diary photos

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