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7/30/2015 Chemical water tests

Posted on August 23, 2015 at 2:10 PM

Results from the 7/30/2015 Chemical water tests are::

West Otter Lake Outlet---Site #148---Clear/Sunny---Air Temp. = 25 C

dissolved oxygen = 8 mg/l----100% Saturation

e'coli = 300 colonies/100 ml

ph = 9 units

b.o.d.5 = 2 mg/l

water temp. = 27 C

phosphate = 0.1 mg/l

nitrate = 0 mg/l

nitrite = 0 mg/l

turbidity = 15 nyu's

Our water quality index rating was [ 71.57 ] Good starts at 70!

Hammond Ditch---Site # 189---Clear/Sunny

dissolved oxygen = 9 mg/l---107% Saturation

e'coli = 1100 colonies/100 ml

ph = 9.5 units

b.o.d.5 = 3 mg/l

water temp = 24 C

phosphate = 0.1 mg/l

nitrate = 0.5 mg/l

nitrite = 0 mg/l

turbidity = 15 ntu's

Our water quality index rating was [ 64.83 ] Medium is 50-69

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