Sample Information

12
0.15 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: 55.687414409514 : 56.287414409514
Longitude min and max: -3.9415199669647 : -3.3415199669647
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 70
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.0425 ± 0.09. Your measurement: 0.15 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 1.5 ± 2.6. Your measurement: 12 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 16 ± 27. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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River Avon Quarry Bridge

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neil.mactavish
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 17:16
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
1.00
Device used: 
Web Site
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
River
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
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Plants below the surface
Fish
Aquatic birds
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Slow
Estimate the water level: 
Low
Chemical
Nitrate: 
>10
Phosphate: 
0.1-0.2
Optical
Water quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity): 
<14
Estimate the water colour: 
Brown
Sample for group: 
RiverLife: Almond and Avon project
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).