Sample Information

12
0.01 240 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: 51.118298772 : 51.718298772
Longitude min and max: -2.030126655 : -1.430126655
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 514
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.18 ± 0.18. Your measurement: 0.01 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 7.5 ± 3.5. Your measurement: 12 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 30 ± 54. Your measurement: 240 NTU

 

 


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bahayllar
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 (All day)
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
2.00
Device used: 
IOS Device
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
River
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Urban Residential
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Trees/shrubs
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): 
Urban/Road discharge
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Plants below the surface
Aquatic birds
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Slow
Estimate the water level: 
Low
Chemical
Nitrate: 
>10
Phosphate: 
<0.02
Optical
Water quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity): 
>240
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Sample for group: 
Action for the River Kennet
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).