Sample Information

1.5
0.15 14 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: -20.423964648341 : -19.823964648341
Longitude min and max: 57.169482421875 : 57.769482421875
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 61
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.075 ± 0.11. Your measurement: 0.15 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 1.5 ± 2.0. Your measurement: 1.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 42 ± 76. Your measurement: 14 NTU

 

 


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jordan07
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 00:00
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
2.00
Device used: 
Android
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
Pond
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?: 
Floating algae
Litter
Are there any pollution sources in the immediate surroundings? (select all that apply): 
Residential discharge
Can you see evidence of the following water uses? (select all that apply): 
Fishing
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Plants below the surface
Plants emerging from the water
Floating plants
Fish
Frogs/toads
Is the algae...: 
Attached
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Slow
Estimate the water level: 
Low
Chemical
Nitrate: 
1-2
Phosphate: 
0.1-0.2
Optical
Water quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity): 
Enter Result
14.00
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Sample for group: 
Mauritius Scout Association
Sample location city: 
FWW
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)
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply)
Is the algae...
Estimate the water flow
Estimate the water level
Water Quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity).