Sample Information

3.5
0.035 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: 52.176275345943 : 52.776275345943
Longitude min and max: -1.263640494374 : -0.66364049437399
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 105
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.01 ± 0.28. Your measurement: 0.035 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 0.35 ± 4.0. Your measurement: 3.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 34 ± 61. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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Rushes Lane, Lubenham

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kfield
Tuesday, April 5, 2022 - 14:05
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
5.00
Device used: 
Web Site
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
Stream
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Trees/shrubs
Grass
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Plants below the surface
Plants emerging from the water
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Steady
Estimate the water level: 
Low
Chemical
Nitrate: 
2-5
Phosphate: 
0.02-0.05
pH: 
7.50
Water temperature (°C): 
9.00
Optical
Water quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity): 
<14
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Biological
Baetidae (Mayflies - Olives / minnows): 
estimate 20
Ephemeridae (Mayflies - Burrowers): 
estimate 15
Gammaridae (Freshwater shrimps): 
estimate 30
Trichoptera (Caddisflies - Cased): 
estimate 15
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