Sample Information

1.5
0.15 12 No algae Colourless

1b;11;33

Your dataset indicates that this waterbody has a good ecological status.

Nutrient concentrations and turbidity are low, and there is no evidence of algal blooms or sediment loads.

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: 51.572609182274 : 52.172609182274
Longitude min and max: -1.9022138449219 : -1.3022138449219
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 1513
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.01 ± 0.24. Your measurement: 0.15 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 0.75 ± 3.8. Your measurement: 1.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 27 ± 51. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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River Evenlode just downstream of Lyneham Bridge at GR SP27456 19394 at OX7 6LR North Bank second field (with Riverfly Monitoring/gravelly run)

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JohnPratt
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 10:55
General Information
English
Manually add latitude/longitude: 
no
Total number of participants : 
1.00
Notes: 
River site was accessed on foot from home as part of daily exercise during Covid lockdown. Riverflow about 1.5 X normal; no stone turning.
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
Grass
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
Plants emerging from the water
Fish
Aquatic birds
Other
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Steady
Estimate the water level: 
Average
Chemical
Nitrate: 
1-2
Phosphate: 
0.1-0.2
Optical
Water quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity): 
<14
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Sample for group: 
Wild Oxfordshire and the Evenlode Catchment Partnership
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).