Site visit details


Catchment Yarra River
Site A tributary of Reedy Creek, (Locksley Road Main Drain) 80 metres above site YYR803, Wilsons Reserve, Ivanhoe. ME_YYR801
Date and Time Thursday 16th February 2012 10:30am
Approved Approved


Physical Chemical Tests

Ammon-Nit mg/L NH3-N N mg/L NH4+ D.O mg/L EC µS/cm FrP mg/L P pH pH Units rP mg/L P Air ° C Water ° C Turb FTU Turb NTU
Sample 0 930 6.9 24.5 20 172 110
Weather overcast
Last rainfall More than a week ago
Flow estimate STAGNANT: No continuous flow in channel but channel continuous (in-stream habitats connected)
Water Appearance Other: Stained yellow brown
Stream depth 0 - 50cm
Stream width 2m - 5m
Phos and ammonia would not give reading on Smart 2 even though test solutions indicated high levels of each. Assumed due to blank being a muddy colour even after filtering. Unfitered sample gave 0.0 for oxygen and filtered sample gave2.5 mg/l. There was no flow in the creek and the sample was taken from a pool about 20m northeast of the usual site.

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