Sample Information

1.5
0.075 240 Evenly dispersed Green

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

Elevated nitrate and phosphate concentrations indicate high nutrient loading from the surrounding catchment, creating conditions of eutrophication.
Potential sources of nitrate pollution include fertiliser runoff, sewage discharge and livestock activities.
Geo coordinates of Local Area:
Latitude min and max: -20.554496730337 : -19.954496730337
Longitude min and max: 57.450715685844 : 58.050715685844
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 62
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.01 ± 0.11. Your measurement: 0.075 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 1.125 ± 1.8. Your measurement: 1.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 45 ± 80. Your measurement: 240 NTU

 

 


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ridhwaan
Saturday, March 18, 2017 (All day)
General Information
English
Manually add latitude/longitude: 
no
Total number of participants : 
5.00
Notes: 
clean lake
Device used: 
Android
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
Lake
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Urban Residential
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
No vegetation cover
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
women wash their clothers
Can you see evidence of the following water uses? (select all that apply): 
Fishing
Swimming
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Fish
Other
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Evenly dispersed
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Slow
Estimate the water level: 
Average
Chemical
Nitrate: 
1-2
Phosphate: 
0.05-0.1
Optical
Water Quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity).: 
>240
Estimate the water colour: 
Green
Sample for group: 
Mauritius Scout Association
Sample location city: 
FWW
Group question: 
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)
Is the algae...
Estimate the water flow
Estimate the water level
Water Quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity).