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Catchment Yarra River
Site Blackburn Lake at the Landing, a constructed platform on the edge of the lake ME_YGR020
Date and Time Sunday 7th April 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 FTU Turb NTU
Sample 0.07 32.09 3.1 131 6.9 0.03 16 17 28
Weather sunny
Last rainfall More than a week ago
Flow estimate STAGNANT: No continuous flow in channel but channel continuous (in-stream habitats connected)
Water Appearance Stained brown,Milky,Oily
Stream depth 51cm - 99cm
Stream width
Litter/Pollutants polystyrene

Monitors: Blackburn Lake WaterWatch group

Change since last monitored: Bank erosion on north side, could affect the poles supporting the landing

What stands out today:

Other observations: 3 Duskh Moorhens, 1 Pacific Black Duck, 1 Eurasian Coot


Bank Erosion Stability Bank Vegetation In Stream Cover Riffles Pools Bends Verge Vegetation Overall
Poor 2 Good 8 Fair 6 Poor 2 Good 8 26

Diary photos

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