Sample Information

7.5
0.035 9999 No algae Colourless

1d;14;33

Your dataset indicates that this waterbody has a poor ecological status.
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: 51.291916404616 : 51.891916404616
Longitude min and max: -1.7256593747299 : -1.1256593747299
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 3272
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.01 ± 0.22. Your measurement: 0.035 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 12 ± 3.7. Your measurement: 7.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 26 ± 45. Your measurement: NTU

 

 


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Letcombe Brook, bridge near Sainsburys

ljtwantage's picture

ljtwantage
Friday, May 7, 2021 - 11:10
upstream -silted
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
2.00
Notes: 
Site just off the road leading to Sainsburys. The stream splits in two to go under the bridge. The other channel had a good flow and above average water level. The channel I took the sample from was partly blocked by silt but the flow in the free part was steady. As picture shows, litter includes various bits of sweet papp=ers, wrappers and crisp packets and 1 plastic bottle. Vegetation - pussy willow, alder, rowan, sycamore, buddleia, bramble, ivy, wayfarer, watercress in the stream, dandelions, bush vetch, dock, ribwort plantain, herb robert, cinquefoil, goose grass nettle, sedges,white dead nettle and buttercup
Device used: 
Web Site
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
Grass
Other
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
Litter
Chemical
Nitrate: 
5-10
Phosphate: 
0.02-0.05
Optical
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Sample for group: 
Thames WaterBlitz