West Otter in Action

West Otter Lake Association

Lake Water Quality

August 2016 Tests

Posted on September 10, 2016 at 9:55 AM

8/27/2016 3:35 p.m. Site # 148 Overcast W.O.L. Outlet

dissolved oxygen = 7 mg/l 86.42% saturation

e'coli = 400 colonies/100ml

ph = 9.5 units

B.O.D.5 = 2 mg/l

water temp. = 26 Celsius

phosphate = 0 mg/l

nitrate = 0 mg/l

nitrite = 0 mg/l

turbidity = >60 cm

Our water quality Index Rating was [ 65.06 ] Medium

8/27/2016 4:25 p.m. Site # 189 Overcast Hammond Ditch [ our inlet ]

dissolved oxygen = 7 mg/l 75.27% saturation

e'coli = 1800 colonies/100ml

ph = 9 units

B.O.D.5 = 0 mg/l

Water temp. = 19 Ceisius

phosphate = 0.1 mg/l

nitrate = 0 mg/l

nitrite = 0 mg/l

turbidity = >60 cm

Our water quality Index rating was [ 66.07 ] Medium

Water was dirty and very green at both locations

 


Secchi Disc Test

8/26/2016 Sunny today water is very green

Site #1 2:14 p.m. 13.4' deep water 7' reading

Site #2 2:25 p.m. 25.3' deep water 7' reading

Site #3 2:35 p.m. 28.9' deep water 7.2' reading

A phosphorous and chlorophyl test was also done


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