Sample Information

3.5
0.01 240 No algae Colourless

1c;2;26

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

Elevated nitrate and phosphate concentrations indicate high nutrient loading from the surrounding catchment, creating conditions of eutrophication.
Potential sources of nitrate pollution include fertiliser runoff, sewage discharge and livestock activities.
Geo coordinates of Local Area:
Latitude min and max: 51.021264 : 51.621264
Longitude min and max: -2.6724762 : -2.0724762
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 1055
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.035 ± 0.20. Your measurement: 0.01 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 1.5 ± 3.1. Your measurement: 3.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 39 ± 68. Your measurement: 240 NTU

 

 


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Wellow Ford

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jess
Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 16:40
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
4.00
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
Grass
No vegetation cover
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): 
Fish
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Steady
Estimate the water level: 
Average
Chemical
Nitrate: 
2-5
Phosphate: 
<0.02
Optical
Water quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity): 
>240
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Sample for group: 
BART
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).