Sample Information

3.5
0.035 16 No algae Yellow

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: 52.270164 : 52.870164
Longitude min and max: -9.037934 : -8.437934
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 76
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.035 ± 0.08. Your measurement: 0.035 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 0.55 ± 0.9. Your measurement: 3.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 20 ± 42. Your measurement: 16 NTU

 

 


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Mondellihy

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robob1
Saturday, January 8, 2022 - 00:00
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
2.00
Notes: 
Wet morning. Stream has high and fast flow
Device used: 
Android
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
Are there any pollution sources in the immediate surroundings? (select all that apply): 
Urban/Road discharge
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Plants below the surface
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Surging
Estimate the water level: 
High
Chemical
Nitrate: 
2-5
Phosphate: 
0.02-0.05
Optical
Water quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity): 
Enter Result
16.00
Estimate the water colour: 
Yellow
Sample for group: 
The Maigue Rivers Trust
Group question: 
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)
Is the algae...
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply)
Estimate the water level
Estimate the water flow
Water Quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity).