Site visit details


Catchment Yarra River
Site Olinda Creek at footbridge adjacent to Jones St ME_YOI085_RD
Date and Time Sunday 8th September 2019 08:00am
Approved Approved


Physical Chemical Tests

No physical chemical tests recorded on this visit

Creatures River Detectives method

Image Name Score
Mayfly nymphs Mayfly nymphs 9
Fishing spiders Fishing spiders 5
Water pennys Water pennys 6
Damselfly larvae Damselfly larvae 3
Freshwater mussels and clams Freshwater mussels and clams 3
Freshwater prawns Freshwater prawns 4
Glass shrimps Glass shrimps 3
Pogs Pogs 4
Freshwater snails Freshwater snails 1
Mosquito larvae, wrigglers Mosquito larvae, wrigglers 1
Scavenger beetle larvae Scavenger beetle larvae 2
Water beetles Water beetles 2
Water treaders Water treaders 1
Waterboatmen Waterboatmen 2
> 6
clean water
5 to 6
mild pollution
4 to 5
moderate pollution
< 4
severe pollution
Total score: 3.2857142857143 Overall rating: Severe pollution

Diary photos

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