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West Otter Lake Association

Lake Water Quality

8/24/15 chemical water tests

Posted on September 5, 2015 at 1:30 PM

West Otter Lake Outlet ---- Site # 148 ---- 3:30 p.m.

Air temp. = 20 C ---- clear/sunny Indiana Average Below

dissolved oxygen = 6 mg/l---78% saturation 9.8 mg/l

e'coli = 200 colonies/100 ml 645 colonies/100ml

ph = 9 units 8 units

b.o.d.5 = .5 mg/l 1.5 mg/l

water temp. = 29 C

phosphate = 0.1 mg/l 0.05 mg/l

nitrate = 0 mg/l 12.32 mg/l

nitrite = 0 mg/l

turbidity = 15 ntu's 36 ntu's

Our water quality index rating was [ 68.65 ] Medium

Good water flow ----water was dirty

Hammond Ditch ----Site # 189 ---- 4:10 p.m.

Air temp. = 20 C ---- clear/sunny Indiana Average Below

dissolved oxygen = 7 mg/l ----75 % saturation 9.8 mg/l

e'coli = 200 colonies/100ml 645 colonies/100ml

ph = 9 units 8 units

b.o.d.5 = 0 mg/l 1.5 mg/l

water temp. = 19 C

phosphate = 0.1 mg/l 0.05 mg/l

nitrate = 0 mg/l 12.32 mg/l

nitrite = 0 mg/l

turbidity = 15 ntu's 36 ntu's

Our water quality index rating was [ 66.85 ] Medium

Good water flow ---- water was dirty

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