Sample Information

3.5
0.075 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: 50.990148 : 51.590148
Longitude min and max: -2.101268 : -1.501268
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 256
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.3925 ± 0.16. Your measurement: 0.075 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 3.5 ± 3.5. Your measurement: 3.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 28 ± 53. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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River Avon - Jones Mill

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Parr21
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 00:00
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
2.00
Notes: 
Cool, sunny day after wind & rain. Low levels for time of year, but flowing well.
Device used: 
Android
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
Stream
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Grassland/shrub
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Other
SSSI Fen
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
Foam
Litter
Oily Sheen
Floating algae
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Plants emerging from the water
Fish
Plants below the surface
Aquatic birds
Other
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Steady
Estimate the water level: 
Low
Chemical
Nitrate: 
2-5
Phosphate: 
0.05-0.1
Optical
Water quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity): 
<14
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Sample for group: 
Pewsey Avon River Restoration
Group question: 
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)
Is the algae...
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply)
Estimate the water flow
Estimate the water level
Water Quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity).