The water quality of both dams is being monitored by ACT Parks & Conservation. Monthly data will be collected over the 18 months of the project to measure how revegetation of the dams affects the water quality.Upper Dam
|Air Temp (deg C)||18||17|
|Water temp (deg C)||16||16|
|Dissolved Oxygen (DO)||11.8||9.8|
|DO % Saturation||140||98|
|Air Temp (deg C)||18||24|
|Water temp (deg C)||17.5||21|
|Dissolved Oxygen (DO)||over range||7.6|
|DO % Saturation||over range||70|
|07/09/05||Clear, sunny, warm, slight wind. Both dams at full capacity.|
|13/10/05||After dam levels dropped by ~1m in preparation for planting.
Clear, sunny, very light breeze.
Upper dam – water visibility poor, clarity is approx 25cm from bank.
Lower dam – slime algae present in small patches near edge, not filamentous.