Site visit details


Catchment Loddon River
Site Birchs Creek @ Werona-Kingston Road NC_BIR115
Date and Time Monday 24th February 2020 15:35pm
Approved Approved


Physical Chemical Tests

EC µS/cm pH pH Units rP mg/L P Air ° C Turb NTU
Sample 290 7.3 0 27.2 0.09
Weather cloudy
Last rainfall During the last week
Flow estimate LOW: Minimum flow in channel/continuous flow in some part of channel (in-stream habitats connected)
Water Appearance Stained brown,Muddy
Stream depth 51cm - 99cm
Stream width 2m - 5m

The site has less than water than I have ever seen and is looking skanky. There is still clear water to about 20cm. The willows are starting to drop leaves and the pools are still even though water is flowing through the narrow necks into lower-lying pools.


Bank Erosion Stability Bank Vegetation In Stream Cover Riffles Pools Bends Verge Vegetation Overall
Fair 3 Poor 4 Good 8 Good 4 Fair 6 25

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