Sample Information

0.75
0.035 38 No algae Other

1d;5;27;32;33

Your dataset indicates that this waterbody has a poor ecological status.
High turbidity harms aquatic life by reducing food supplies, degrading habitat, and impairing fish activities.
This high turbidity level indicates that land use activities in the catchment (e.g. agriculture, construction etc.) have a significant impact on the waterbody.
Have you identified any such activities?  It would be very helpful if you could add this information by editing your data record to include this observation.
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: 44.254708895 : 44.854708895
Longitude min and max: 11.227573759 : 11.827573759
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 291
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.035 ± 0.13. Your measurement: 0.035 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 0.1 ± 1.5. Your measurement: 0.75 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 50 ± 74. Your measurement: 38 NTU

 

 


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ilga13
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 00:00
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
4.00
Notes: 
First Sampling After Heavy Rain 3 Days ago.
Device used: 
IOS Device
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
Stream
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Agriculture
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Grass
Trees/shrubs
Are there any pollution sources in the immediate surroundings? (select all that apply): 
Residential discharge
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
None
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Steady
Estimate the water level: 
Low
Chemical
Nitrate: 
0.5-1
Phosphate: 
0.02-0.05
Optical
Water quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity): 
Enter Result
38.00
Estimate the water colour: 
Other
Range of green/brown
Sample for group: 
Idice
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).