Sample Information

3.5
0.075 12 No algae Colourless

1c;14;26;33

Your dataset indicates that this waterbody has a moderate ecological status.

Potential sources of nitrate pollution include fertiliser runoff, sewage discharge and livestock activities.
These values are expected to vary throughout the year as a result of weather patterns and changes in land use. Please help us to better understand this ecosystem by continuing to make measurements.
Geo coordinates of Local Area:
Latitude min and max: 51.101433 : 51.701433
Longitude min and max: -1.636841 : -1.036841
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 1466
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.035 ± 0.23. Your measurement: 0.075 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 7.5 ± 3.8. Your measurement: 3.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 33 ± 61. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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ARK North Croft fish ladder river kennet

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Sunday, September 26, 2021 - 00:00
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
1.00
Device used: 
Android
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
River
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Urban Residential
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Trees/shrubs
Grass
Are there any pollution sources in the immediate surroundings? (select all that apply): 
Industrial discharge
Residential discharge
Can you see evidence of the following water uses? (select all that apply): 
Fishing
Swimming
Boating
Public water supply
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Plants below the surface
Plants emerging from the water
Floating plants
Fish
Aquatic birds
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Slow
Estimate the water level: 
Average
Chemical
Nitrate: 
2-5
Phosphate: 
0.05-0.1
Optical
Water quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity): 
<14
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Sample for group: 
Action for the River Kennet
Group question: 
Is the algae...
Are there any pollution sources in the immediate surroundings? (select all that apply)
Can you see evidence of the following water uses? (select all that apply)
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply)
Estimate the water flow
Estimate the water level
Water Quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity).