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: 51.29775861095 : 51.89775861095
Longitude min and max: -1.7237306820765 : -1.1237306820765
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 3350
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.0925 ± 0.22. Your measurement: 0.035 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 7.5 ± 3.8. Your measurement: 7.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 25 ± 44. Your measurement: NTU

 

 


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Letcombe Brook down stream from Autotype - near Mably Way bridge

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ljtwantage
Friday, May 7, 2021 - 10:15
upstream
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
2.00
Notes: 
Downstream from Autotype- but close to urban residential and in an unmanaged wooded area, with a road bridge downstream from the site. Vegetation – willow, alder, elder, bramble, nettles, goose grass, woodavens, dogrose, wild arum, cow parsley,ivy and pendulous sedge. Some red tree roots. No litter, but a few twigs gathered at one edge. Water level above average with some water coming from a pipe and entering the stream. I have never seem this while sampling before.Good flow.
Device used: 
Web Site
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
Stream
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Industrial
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Trees/shrubs
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
None
Chemical
Nitrate: 
5-10
Phosphate: 
0.02-0.05
Optical
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Sample for group: 
Thames WaterBlitz