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: 51.2706 : 51.8706
Longitude min and max: -1.7572 : -1.1572
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 1861
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.12 ± 0.21. Your measurement: 0.035 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 4.4 ± 3.9. Your measurement: 7.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 26 ± 47. Your measurement: NTU

 

 


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Letcombe Brook in the Letcombe nature reserve.

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l.j.tillotson
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 15:25
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General Information
English
Manually add latitude/longitude: 
si
Geolocation (Latitude, Longitude): 
Total number of participants : 
2.00
Notes: 
BBOWT (wild life trust), rebuilt groynes that had been washed away. Flow slow to moderate. Water level low. Few twigs in the water. Vegetation - sycamore, elder, elm and ash. Some water weed and monkey musk leaves. Dog's mercury, nettles, wood avens, dock, dandelions, violet,cleavers, celandines, buttercuo and ground ivy. Mallards in the water, chiff chaff calling and orange tips flying past.
Device used: 
Web Site
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
Stream
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Other
Nature reserve, site in woodland and pasture/meadow close by.
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Trees/shrubs
Other
See list in notes - doesn't all fit in here
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