Sample Information

3.5
0.035 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: 51.13990481169 : 51.73990481169
Longitude min and max: -1.9118413209915 : -1.3118413209915
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 820
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.035 ± 0.20. Your measurement: 0.035 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 7.5 ± 3.7. Your measurement: 3.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 33 ± 62. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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River Kennet at Ramsbury Triangle (South)

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 20:20
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
11.00
Notes: 
This sampling was taken by ARK working with Ramsbury Scouts.
Device used: 
Web Site
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
River
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Forest
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Other
Some marginal vegetation
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
None
Are there any pollution sources in the immediate surroundings? (select all that apply): 
Other
There is a ford that vehicles use very regularly.
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 emerging from the water
Fish
Other
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Slow
Estimate the water level: 
Low
Chemical
Nitrate: 
2-5
Phosphate: 
0.02-0.05
Optical
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