Environmental Health Bureau
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This report summarizes all water quality data collected at Site POR-25, Portage River in the Portage River at Indian Lake Basin of the Portage River Sub-Watershed, which is part of the larger St. Joseph River Watershed. (see map to the right)

Water sampling and measurements are conducted by Environmental Health Bureau staff.

Portage River at Indian Lake (State of Michigan Basin ID #: 34 46)
       Portage River
              POR-25East side of South 36th Street, between East 'O' Avenue and East 'OP' AvenueClimax Township (7)


Site Code: POR-25, Portage River
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
10/21/200913:50N/A49.813.7121.0%8.450.5290.31.3
06/30/200912:10105.066.7N/AN/A8.130.5220.32.0
05/05/200912:459.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A3.5
12/29/200811:55686.733.315.2106.3%8.110.3910.33.5
10/29/200810:2033.141.512.598.5%7.540.5110.31.8
09/18/200808:2060.262.67.274.0%7.770.3350.22.2
07/09/200811:0074.373.37.283.0%7.910.4200.30.9
04/29/200811:157.557.210.6102.6%8.540.4950.32.2
04/01/200811:5128.847.210.186.6%7.930.4280.32.0
03/04/200811:5425.637.514.8109.9%8.020.4990.31.9
02/05/200812:1621.635.112.791.0%8.000.5100.32.3
01/07/200800:3052.037.012.290.0%8.010.5380.44.0
08/30/200712:3562.072.85.867.6%7.780.4730.31.1
07/12/200708:1061.766.02.829.9%7.710.5290.31.6
05/29/200709:30218.775.49.1108.9%7.890.4560.31.6
04/24/200710:005.262.07.880.6%8.210.4800.32.7
01/11/200709:052.033.614.299.4%8.490.4350.32.1
10/17/200609:35686.748.19.178.5%7.860.4840.3N/A
09/07/200608:3570.361.35.454.9%7.570.5380.41.0
06/22/200609:00163.172.57.485.5%7.790.4720.3N/A
04/18/200608:3552.755.53.836.9%8.380.5060.37.0
03/16/200607:5014.841.76.854.9%8.650.4250.39.5
11/17/200511:3020.137.910.782.9%8.270.5550.46.7
10/11/200514:10110.055.67.980.0%7.870.5350.32.8
09/01/200509:10224.765.03.536.8%7.670.5480.41.6
07/14/200509:45102.276.05.972.4%7.700.4720.30.4
05/12/200508:30115.360.57.274.4%7.730.4960.32.6
03/31/200515:15284.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
03/03/200512:154.136.611.183.8%7.670.5350.37.9
10/19/200413:4554.646.79.581.7%7.840.5000.31.9
08/13/200413:2478.967.68.696.6%7.710.4840.31.3
07/09/200414:3146.474.77.489.8%7.620.4480.30.9
06/03/200413:1038.469.28.8101.4%7.980.4220.31.0
05/13/200413:3079.872.87.173.6%7.680.3140.24.0
04/07/200413:341.050.110.696.4%8.160.4360.36.8
03/17/200414:501.040.211.793.3%8.060.4380.38.2
02/25/200413:008.536.59.974.7%8.030.5280.38.3
02/04/200412:551.034.910.678.3%7.670.5760.413.3
01/14/200414:005.133.910.273.6%7.810.5320.36.3
12/11/200313:0237.336.015.9119.4%8.100.4670.31.7
11/19/200309:4527.246.310.591.6%8.390.4550.31.5
10/29/200313:2054.744.811.594.5%8.870.4860.33.6
10/08/200314:47307.657.58.584.5%8.240.4550.30.7
09/19/200311:48547.565.96.268.5%8.070.4830.31.7
08/07/200311:40435.275.59.6117.8%8.190.4490.310.7
07/24/200310:25579.468.25.158.3%7.980.4550.33.2
07/10/200312:03272.377.17.998.3%8.080.4210.31.5
06/26/200312:20325.575.25.465.1%7.870.4350.30.5
06/12/200312:40206.368.78.7100.2%8.080.4340.32.4
05/29/200313:3667.770.512.7147.0%8.220.4380.31.7
05/09/200312:0498.463.18.389.1%7.850.4570.32.0
03/19/200310:4032.839.911.693.0%7.360.3910.3N/A
02/20/200315:303.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
02/12/200311:405.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
01/22/200313:255.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
01/15/200314:0512.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
01/08/200313:5014.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
12/18/200209:3077.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
12/12/200214:007.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
12/04/200215:008.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
11/13/200210:5016.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/23/200214:1034.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/09/200213:4562.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/25/200213:2052.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/11/200214:40316.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/28/200214:2093.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/14/200214:101,986.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/31/200214:30152.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/17/200215:15461.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/19/200212:40124.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/05/200214:0052.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/22/200213:286.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/01/200214:5013.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/26/200109:33214.250.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/19/200109:27325.561.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/30/200109:1773.866.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/14/200109:3593.364.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/01/200109:32461.173.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/18/200113:00307.676.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/03/200109:27261.367.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/20/200112:1598.564.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/06/200113:0348.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/23/200112:20248.169.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/09/200112:2764.469.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count8360494950505048
Average148.357.39.285.2%7.990.4720.33.3
Minumum1.033.32.829.9%7.360.3140.20.4
Maximum1,986.377.115.9147.0%8.870.5760.413.3
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for POR-25 (Portage River) between May 2001 and October 2009. This site is located in Section Number 7 of Climax Township, East side of South 36th Street, between East 'O' Avenue and East 'OP' Avenue.
 
 13 out of 83 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 10 out of 83 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 60 out of 83 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.