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 Friday 16th November 2012 08:45am
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 1040 6.7 15.5 12.5 59 11
Weather cloudy
Last rainfall More than a week ago 1
Flow estimate PERMANENT: wetlands and lakes
Water Appearance Clear
Stream depth 0 - 50cm
Stream width 2m - 5m
Blank yellowish in colour. Therefore, Smart2 readings for P and NH3 are not reliable. White/cream coloured precipitate. 2 x thiosul to dissolve and obtain a clear solution. Ammonium x5 dilution. No water lfow. Stagnant ponds. Much orange algae and some green algae in first pond (upstream). Water clear below surface for 1m.

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