Sample Information

0.75
0.075 14 No algae Colourless

1c;2;26

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: 51.071638554185 : 51.671638554185
Longitude min and max: -1.8461735482205 : -1.2461735482205
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 503
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.12 ± 0.24. Your measurement: 0.075 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 5.5 ± 3.6. Your measurement: 0.75 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 27 ± 52. Your measurement: 14 NTU

 

 


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Below Shalborne Sewer

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office.dllemon
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 14:55
General Information
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Manually add latitude/longitude: 
no
Total number of participants : 
1.00
Notes: 
Sample taken downstream of Shalbourne Sewer
Device used: 
Web Site
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
Stream
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Agriculture
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
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
Shalbourner Sewer 25 yards up stream of test position
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Steady
Estimate the water level: 
Average
Chemical
Nitrate: 
0.5-1
Phosphate: 
0.05-0.1
Optical
Water Quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity).: 
Enter Result
14.00
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).