Sample Information

7.5
0.01 12 No algae Colourless

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: 51.1410456 : 51.7410456
Longitude min and max: -1.9123339000001 : -1.3123339000001
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 559
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.75 ± 0.19. Your measurement: 0.01 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 3.5 ± 3.7. Your measurement: 7.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 31 ± 58. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:47
General Information
English
Manually add latitude/longitude: 
no
Total number of participants : 
2.00
Device used: 
Web Site
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
River
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Grassland/shrub
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 emerging from the water
Is the algae...: 
Attached
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Slow
Estimate the water level: 
Average
Chemical
Nitrate: 
5-10
Phosphate: 
<0.02
Optical
Water Quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity).: 
<14
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Sample for group: 
Action for the River Kennet
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).