Sample Information

7.5
0.075 12 No algae Brown

1d;14;26;31;33

Your dataset indicates that this waterbody has a poor ecological status.
Potential sources of nitrate pollution include fertiliser runoff, sewage discharge and livestock activities.
Have you observed any pollution source near the waterbody? It would be helpful if you could add this information by editing your data record to include these observations.
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: 51.497660147 : 52.097660147
Longitude min and max: -0.378938333 : 0.221061667
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 978
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.17 ± 0.26. Your measurement: 0.075 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 2.2 ± 3.2. Your measurement: 7.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 24 ± 34. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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Tuesday, December 27, 2016 (All day)
General Information
English
Manually add latitude/longitude: 
no
Total number of participants : 
2.00
Notes: 
River
Device used: 
IOS Device
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
River
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Urban Residential
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
No vegetation cover
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
None
Foam
Can you see evidence of the following water uses? (select all that apply): 
Boating
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Aquatic birds
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Slow
Estimate the water level: 
Average
Chemical
Nitrate: 
5-10
Phosphate: 
0.05-0.1
Optical
Water Quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity).: 
<14
Estimate the water colour: 
Brown
Sample for group: 
Hertford Rivers
Sample location city: 
FWW
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)
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply)
Is the algae...
Estimate the water flow
Estimate the water level
Water Quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity).