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Catchment Bunyip River
Site Tanti Creek upstream of Estuary (land side of Esplanade) ME_ETN900
Date and Time Friday 31st January 2020 15:05pm
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 FAU Turb NTU
Sample 0.1 100.85 8.3 5500 7.7 0.05 34.5 24.3 9.9
Weather overcast
Last rainfall During the last week 77.00
Flow estimate MEDIUM: flow is normal/typical average flow
Water Appearance Clear
Stream depth 0 - 50cm
Stream width 2m - 5m
Litter/Pollutants bottles,plastic,cans,clothing,packets,polystyrene

The NH4 level is high.  The lack of high NH4 at ETN600 and the lack of supporting P levels at this site suggest a non-sewerage source of NH4 downstream of ETN600.

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