Sample Information

3.5
0.15 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: 51.343198854598 : 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: 0.15 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 2.125 ± 3.0. Your measurement: 3.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 33 ± 62. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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blenkalvla
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 11:30
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
1.00
Notes: 
Water level 27cm on gauge at Damery, rather low for a winter reading.
Device used: 
Web Site
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
River
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
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Steady
Estimate the water level: 
Average
Chemical
Nitrate: 
2-5
Phosphate: 
0.1-0.2
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).