Sample Information

7.5
0.035 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: 51.118394996 : 51.718394996
Longitude min and max: -2.071724196 : -1.471724196
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 427
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.01 ± 0.19. Your measurement: 0.035 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 7.5 ± 3.5. Your measurement: 7.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 30 ± 54. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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jpitts
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 00:00
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
1.00
Notes: 
Very heavy rain previous night Chalk river stream Upstream river kennet
Device used: 
IOS Device
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
Stream
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Forest
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Trees/shrubs
Grass
Other
Water mint, sedge
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
None
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Plants emerging from the water
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Steady
Estimate the water level: 
Low
Chemical
Nitrate: 
5-10
Phosphate: 
0.02-0.05
Optical
Water quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity): 
<14
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Sample for group: 
Action for the River Kennet
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).