Sample Information

3.5
0.035 240 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: 51.116451855141 : 51.716451855141
Longitude min and max: -2.0543202638626 : -1.4543202638626
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 444
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.0225 ± 0.19. Your measurement: 0.035 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 4.125 ± 3.5. Your measurement: 3.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 30 ± 56. Your measurement: 240 NTU

 

 


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Jubilee Field, Manton

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Kennet
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 12:27
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
1.00
Notes: 
Manton next to Jubilee Field. River flow is low, with groundwater just below average for the time of year.
Device used: 
Web Site
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
River
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Urban Park
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Trees/shrubs
Grass
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
None
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
None
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Slow
Estimate the water level: 
Low
Chemical
Nitrate: 
2-5
Phosphate: 
0.02-0.05
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).