Sample Information

7.5
0.01 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: -20.56 : -19.96
Longitude min and max: 57.443 : 58.043
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: 0.01 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 1.125 ± 1.8. Your measurement: 7.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 45 ± 80. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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ridhwaan
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General Information
English
Manually add latitude/longitude: 
no
Total number of participants : 
5.00
Notes: 
washing véhicule with water of the river
Device used: 
Android
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
River
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Forest
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
No vegetation cover
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
Foam
Oily Sheen
Are there any pollution sources in the immediate surroundings? (select all that apply): 
Residential discharge
Can you see evidence of the following water uses? (select all that apply): 
Irrigation
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Frogs/toads
Aquatic birds
Fish
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Steady
Estimate the water level: 
Average
Chemical
Nitrate: 
5-10
Phosphate: 
<0.02
Optical
Water Quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity).: 
<14
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
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).