Sample Information

3.5
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: 51.287850299952 : 51.887850299952
Longitude min and max: -1.7335262527316 : -1.1335262527316
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 3234
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.4125 ± 0.22. Your measurement: 0.035 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 3.8 ± 3.7. Your measurement: 3.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 26 ± 45. Your measurement: NTU

 

 


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Letcombe Brook, Ford, Locks Lane

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ljtwantage
Friday, May 7, 2021 - 11:40
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General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
2.00
Notes: 
Vegetation- hawthorn, ivy, sycamore, lime and ash ,yew and copper beech. Water clear and there was a good flow with water level above average. There was a small sapling conker tree, celandines and wild garlic.
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
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
None
Chemical
Nitrate: 
2-5
Phosphate: 
0.02-0.05
Optical
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Sample for group: 
Thames WaterBlitz