Sample Information

7.5
0.01 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: 51.294600554919 : 51.894600554919
Longitude min and max: -1.7234211831894 : -1.1234211831894
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 3317
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.035 ± 0.22. Your measurement: 0.01 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 12 ± 3.8. Your measurement: 7.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 25 ± 45. Your measurement: NTU

 

 


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Letcombe Brook near Willow Walk bridge

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ljtwantage
Friday, May 7, 2021 - 00:23
Upstream
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
2.00
Notes: 
Bench near by. Bridge down stream 10m. Good flow and above average water level.Various small bits plastic rubbish in the water andsweet packets by the bench. No bin. Brambles, willow, sycamore, ivy, dogrose, elder, watercress and water weed.
Device used: 
Web Site
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
Stream
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Urban Park
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Trees/shrubs
Other
nettles, greater willow herb, dandelions, cowparsley, goosegrass, dock bindweed and pendulous sedge
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
Litter
Chemical
Nitrate: 
5-10
Phosphate: 
<0.02
Optical
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Sample for group: 
Thames WaterBlitz