Moama Anglican Grammar School: Murray River
Bottle number: 84
About the water
Collected at: Murray River, Moama Beach, Moama, NSW
Longitude: 144.746448, Latitude: -36.115727
Collected by: Moama Anglican Grammar School Year 5, Michelle Devereux (teacher)
Part of Science unit on environmental studies looking at various issues such as pollution, greenhouse effect, acid rain, ozone layer etc.
ACT Waterwatch says:
The turbidity is higher here than it should be. Investigations upstream are in order!
About the site
Murray River Historic Echuca Wharf nearby. Frequently used by paddle steamers and motor boats.
What's going on:
Mainly recreational use (swimming) and paddle steamers.
Testing the water for ph, turbidity, temperature, salinity and entering the data on the NSW Waterwatch website. We record our results and check them on a scale to see whether they fall in the healthy range or not and looking at what problems could be occurring as a result.