Sample Information

3.5
0.15 12 No algae Colourless

1c;14;26;33

Your dataset indicates that this waterbody has a moderate ecological status.

Potential sources of nitrate pollution include fertiliser runoff, sewage discharge and livestock activities.
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: 52.701526839322 : 53.301526839322
Longitude min and max: -2.5172315211487 : -1.9172315211487
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 10
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.0225 ± 0.05. Your measurement: 0.15 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 1.5 ± 1.0. Your measurement: 3.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 12 ± 0. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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Lyme Valley Parkway Site 1

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alexander.jones
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 12:03
General Information
English
Manually add latitude/longitude: 
no
Total number of participants : 
4.00
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
Grass
Other
Himalayan balsam present along banks
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
None
Are there any pollution sources in the immediate surroundings? (select all that apply): 
Industrial discharge
Residential discharge
Urban/Road discharge
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Plants below the surface
Plants emerging from the water
Aquatic birds
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Surging
Estimate the water level: 
Low
Chemical
Nitrate: 
2-5
Phosphate: 
0.1-0.2
Optical
Water Quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity).: 
<14
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Sample for group: 
Friends of Lyme Brook
Group question: 
Is the algae...
Are there any pollution sources in the immediate surroundings? (select all that apply)
Can you see evidence of the following water uses? (select all that apply)
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply)
Estimate the water flow
Estimate the water level
Water Quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity).