Sample Information

3.5
0.15 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: 52.287440182 : 52.887440182
Longitude min and max: -0.892335156 : -0.292335156
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 104
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.1125 ± 0.24. Your measurement: 0.15 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 1.5 ± 3.3. Your measurement: 3.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 25 ± 48. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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AJMH
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 00:00
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
2.00
Notes: 
Annabelle Holland Rachel Facer
Device used: 
IOS Device
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
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
Sewage Treatment works and out flow just upstream
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Aquatic birds
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Steady
Estimate the water level: 
Average
Chemical
Nitrate: 
2-5
Phosphate: 
0.1-0.2
pH: 
7.00
Water temperature (°C): 
11.00
Optical
Water quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity): 
<14
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Biological
Ephemeridae (Mayflies - Burrowers): 
3
Trichoptera (Caddisflies - Cased): 
2
Sample for group: 
Welland Rivers Trust: River Wardens
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
pH
Water temperature (°C)
Water Quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity).
Baetidae (Mayflies - Olives / minnows)
Ephemerellidae (Mayflies - Blue-winged olive)
Ephemeridae (Mayflies - Burrowers)
Gammaridae (Freshwater shrimps)
Heptageniidae (Mayflies – Flat-bodied stone clinger)
Plecoptera (Stoneflies)
Trichoptera (Caddisflies - Cased)
Trichoptera (Caddisflies - Caseless)
Ammonia