Sample Information

0.35
0.01 12 No algae Yellow

1a;11;33

Your dataset indicates that this waterbody has a very 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: 53.982514625196 : 54.582514625196
Longitude min and max: -2.2732475280762 : -1.6732475280762
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 114
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.01 ± 0.11. Your measurement: 0.01 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 0.925 ± 1.8. Your measurement: 0.35 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 22 ± 42. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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Walden Beck on Eshington Lane below West Burton

Liz Haythornthwaite's picture

Liz Haythornthwaite
Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 08:14
General Information
English
Manually add latitude/longitude: 
no
Total number of participants : 
2.00
Notes: 
Beck was high after recent heavy rain. It had subsided from previous days high when the it was too and dangerous to sample. There were patches of floating foam caught in overhanging branches and foliage along the length of the beck
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?: 
Foam
Are there any pollution sources in the immediate surroundings? (select all that apply): 
Urban/Road discharge
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Other
Beck out of its normal parameter so it covering grassy beck edge
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Surging
Estimate the water level: 
High
Chemical
Nitrate: 
0.2-0.5
Phosphate: 
<0.02
Optical
Water quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity): 
<14
Estimate the water colour: 
Yellow
Sample for group: 
Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust
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).