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7.5
0.075 12 No algae Colourless

1d;14;26;31;33

Your dataset indicates that this waterbody has a poor ecological status.
Potential sources of nitrate pollution include fertiliser runoff, sewage discharge and livestock activities.
Have you observed any pollution source near the waterbody? It would be helpful if you could add this information by editing your data record to include these observations.
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: 51.343198854598 : 51.943198854598
Longitude min and max: -2.7179531601319 : -2.1179531601319
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 850
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.055 ± 0.20. Your measurement: 0.075 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 2.125 ± 3.0. Your measurement: 7.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 33 ± 62. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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blenkalvla
Monday, December 10, 2018 - 13:00
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
1.00
Notes: 
Water almost clear (turbidity < 12 ntu. Water level 32cm on Damery gauge. Surrounding fields currently used for grazing (horse paddocks, some cattle)
Device used: 
Web Site
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
Lake
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Grassland/shrub
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Trees/shrubs
Grass
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
None
Are there any pollution sources in the immediate surroundings? (select all that apply): 
Other
The river flows through agricultural land with ditches running into it.
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Plants below the surface
Plants emerging from the water
Fish
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Surging
Estimate the water level: 
Average
Chemical
Nitrate: 
5-10
Phosphate: 
0.05-0.1
Optical
Water quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity): 
<14
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Sample for group: 
BART
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).