Sample Information

3.5
0.01 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: 51.1400556 : 51.7400556
Longitude min and max: -1.9121179 : -1.3121179
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 834
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.035 ± 0.20. Your measurement: 0.01 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 7.5 ± 3.7. Your measurement: 3.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 33 ± 60. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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Ramsbury Triangle North

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DavidStoyle
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 12:27
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
3.00
Notes: 
Survey undertaken by Janet and Barry Hierons & David Stoyle
Device used: 
Web Site
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
River
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Grassland/shrub
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Trees/shrubs
Grass
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
None
Can you see evidence of the following water uses? (select all that apply): 
Swimming
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Plants below the surface
Fish
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Steady
Estimate the water level: 
Low
Chemical
Nitrate: 
2-5
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).