September 26, 2008

Boone Creek was clear, slow moving, and lower than we had seen in past years.  Students were able to find many organisms attached to the rocks, but had difficulty using the scane to catch them moving down stream. 

 

 

 

 

 

Biological Monitoring:


Intolerant

Moderately
Tolerant

Fairly
Tolerant

Very
Tolerant

Index
Rating
Next to Hunt
Club
1439114Excellent (38)
Down Stream
446141
3
Excellent (37)

 

Chemical Tests:

Location

Dissolved
Oxygen (%)

pHTDS (mg/L)Temp (C)TurbityPhosphateNitrogenFlow
Rate (m/s)
Q Value
Next to Hunt
Club
1007.532514.1~2040.5Excellent (95.32)
Down Stream100
8
324
16.6
~20
2
0

 .5

Excellent (90.1)

To understand Q values read this webpage.

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