Sample Information

0.75
0.075 240 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: 51.419 : 52.019
Longitude min and max: -2.273 : -1.673
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 272
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.14 ± 0.25. Your measurement: 0.075 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 5.0 ± 3.9. Your measurement: 0.75 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 32 ± 58. Your measurement: 240 NTU

 

 


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General Information
English
Manually add latitude/longitude: 
no
Total number of participants : 
1.00
Device used: 
Android
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
Stream
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Urban Residential
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Trees/shrubs
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
None
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Aquatic birds
Fish
Plants emerging from the water
Plants below the surface
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Still
Estimate the water level: 
Average
Chemical
Nitrate: 
0.5-1
Phosphate: 
0.05-0.1
Optical
Water Quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity).: 
>240
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Sample for group: 
FWAG SW: Upper Thames
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).