Environmental Health Bureau
(269) 373 - 5337, www.kalcounty.com/eh

This report summarizes all water quality data collected from Swimmer's Lake, which is part of the Kalamazoo River Corridor Sub-Watershed, which is part of the larger Kalamazoo River Watershed. (see map to the right)

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

Kalamazoo River at Spring Brook (State of Michigan Basin ID #: 17 65)
       Swimmer's Lake
              SWL-E1East side, across from the north side of the beach at Markin Glen County ParkCooper Charter Township (34)
              SWL-E2East side, Immediately north of the bridge, at Markin Glen County ParkCooper Charter Township (34)
              SWL-NENortheast corner of lake, at Markin Glen County ParkCooper Charter Township (34)
              SWL-NWNorthwest corner of lake, at Markin Glen County ParkCooper Charter Township (34)
              SWL-SESoutheast corner of lake, at Markin Glen County ParkCooper Charter Township (34)
              SWL-SWSouthwest corner of lake, at Markin Glen County ParkCooper Charter Township (34)


Site Code: SWL-E1, Swimmer's Lake
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
07/06/200409:36238.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/28/200409:263.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/14/200412:4035.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/07/200413:209.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/01/200413:451,413.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/25/200412:10137.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/18/200411:0025.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count70000000
Average266.1
Minumum3.1
Maximum1,413.6
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for SWL-E1 (Swimmer's Lake) between May 2004 and July 2004. This site is located in Section Number 34 of Cooper Charter Township, East side, across from the north side of the beach at Markin Glen County Park.
 
 1 out of 7 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 2 out of 7 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 4 out of 7 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
  

Site Code: SWL-E2, Swimmer's Lake
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
07/06/200409:4090.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/28/200409:3311.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/14/200412:4516.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/07/200413:1523.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/01/200413:50770.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/25/200412:15125.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/18/200411:0532.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count70000000
Average152.8
Minumum11.0
Maximum770.1
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for SWL-E2 (Swimmer's Lake) between May 2004 and July 2004. This site is located in Section Number 34 of Cooper Charter Township, East side, Immediately north of the bridge, at Markin Glen County Park.
 
 1 out of 7 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 0 out of 7 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 6 out of 7 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
  

Site Code: SWL-NE, Swimmer's Lake
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
07/06/200409:43435.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/28/200409:3611.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/14/200412:3547.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/07/200413:2593.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/01/200413:40866.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/25/200412:05137.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/18/200410:5513.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count70000000
Average229.2
Minumum11.0
Maximum866.4
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for SWL-NE (Swimmer's Lake) between May 2004 and July 2004. This site is located in Section Number 34 of Cooper Charter Township, Northeast corner of lake, at Markin Glen County Park.
 
 2 out of 7 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 1 out of 7 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 4 out of 7 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
  

Site Code: SWL-NW, Swimmer's Lake
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
07/06/200409:4924.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/28/200409:4012.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/14/200412:309.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/07/200413:3018.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/01/200413:35613.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/25/200412:00156.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/18/200410:5018.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count70000000
Average121.9
Minumum9.8
Maximum613.1
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for SWL-NW (Swimmer's Lake) between May 2004 and July 2004. This site is located in Section Number 34 of Cooper Charter Township, Northwest corner of lake, at Markin Glen County Park.
 
 1 out of 7 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 1 out of 7 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 5 out of 7 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
  

Site Code: SWL-SE, Swimmer's Lake
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
07/06/200409:5237.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/28/200409:3820.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/14/200412:5014.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/07/200413:1010.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/01/200413:55686.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/25/200412:20101.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/18/200411:1050.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count70000000
Average131.7
Minumum10.9
Maximum686.7
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for SWL-SE (Swimmer's Lake) between May 2004 and July 2004. This site is located in Section Number 34 of Cooper Charter Township, Southeast corner of lake, at Markin Glen County Park.
 
 1 out of 7 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 0 out of 7 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 6 out of 7 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
  

Site Code: SWL-SW, Swimmer's Lake
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
07/06/200409:5833.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/28/200409:433.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/14/200412:5518.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/07/200413:0528.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/01/200414:00770.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/25/200412:25178.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/18/200411:1547.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count70000000
Average154.2
Minumum3.0
Maximum770.1
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for SWL-SW (Swimmer's Lake) between May 2004 and July 2004. This site is located in Section Number 34 of Cooper Charter Township, Southwest corner of lake, at Markin Glen County Park.
 
 1 out of 7 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 1 out of 7 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 5 out of 7 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.