Sample Information

12
0.075 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: 51.322967474584 : 51.922967474584
Longitude min and max: -1.7125813543797 : -1.1125813543797
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 2371
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.13 ± 0.22. Your measurement: 0.075 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 4.6 ± 3.9. Your measurement: 12 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 26 ± 48. Your measurement: NTU

 

 


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Letcombe Brook (STW2)

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letcombebrook
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 15:48
General Information
English
Manually add latitude/longitude: 
no
Total number of participants : 
1.00
Notes: 
Sample taken downstream of Grove Sewage Treatment Works. Elevated pollution levels recorded. Discharge looked cloudy and lots suspended particals but had returned to clear at sampling point.
Device used: 
Web Site
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
Stream
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Agriculture
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Trees/shrubs
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
None
Chemical
Nitrate: 
>10
Phosphate: 
0.05-0.1
Optical
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Sample for group: 
Thames WaterBlitz