Sample Information

3.5
0.035 12 No algae Brown

1c;14;26;33

Your dataset indicates that this waterbody has a moderate ecological status.

Potential sources of nitrate pollution include fertiliser runoff, sewage discharge and livestock activities.
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: 51.421093520737 : 52.021093520737
Longitude min and max: -2.2672179222107 : -1.6672179222107
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 444
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.0425 ± 0.23. Your measurement: 0.035 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 9.75 ± 3.8. Your measurement: 3.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 32 ± 57. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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Herewood Bridge (Down Stream)

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Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 14:00
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
2.00
Notes: 
Was lightly raining whilst sample was being taken
Device used: 
Web Site
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
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
None
Are there any pollution sources in the immediate surroundings? (select all that apply): 
Residential discharge
Urban/Road discharge
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Fish
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Steady
Estimate the water level: 
Average
Chemical
Nitrate: 
2-5
Phosphate: 
0.02-0.05
Optical
Water quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity): 
<14
Estimate the water colour: 
Brown
Sample for group: 
FWAG SW: Upper Thames
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).