Sample Information

7.5
0.035 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: 51.635812 : 52.235812
Longitude min and max: -1.890668 : -1.290668
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 1299
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.15 ± 0.24. Your measurement: 0.035 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 5.0 ± 3.8. Your measurement: 7.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 29 ± 56. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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Swailsford Bridge

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pb27
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 11:35
General Information
English
Manually add latitude/longitude: 
si
Geolocation (Latitude, Longitude): 
Total number of participants : 
2.00
Notes: 
Rubbish dumped nearby by a lorry from the quantity there. Also food waste empty bottles etc in stream.
Device used: 
Web Site
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
Stream
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?: 
Litter
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Plants emerging from the water
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Steady
Estimate the water level: 
Average
Chemical
Nitrate: 
5-10
Phosphate: 
0.02-0.05
Optical
Water Quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity).: 
<14
Estimate the water colour: 
Brown
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).