Sample Information

3.5
0.01 12 No algae Other

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: 51.391699959775 : 51.991699959775
Longitude min and max: -2.0533605779513 : -1.4533605779513
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 1425
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.01 ± 0.25. Your measurement: 0.01 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 3.5 ± 3.7. Your measurement: 3.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 28 ± 50. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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jleigh
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 15:28
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
2.00
Notes: 
Part of Coln Monitoring for 8 participants along the Coln
Device used: 
Web Site
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
River
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Urban Residential
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Trees/shrubs
Grass
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
None
Are there any pollution sources in the immediate surroundings? (select all that apply): 
Urban/Road discharge
Can you see evidence of the following water uses? (select all that apply): 
Fishing
Swimming
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Plants below the surface
Plants emerging from the water
Floating plants
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): 
<14
Estimate the water colour: 
Other
clear in the most but blue/grey with sediment in center
Sample for group: 
FWAG SW: Upper Thames
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).