Environmental Health Bureau
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This report summarizes all water quality data collected from West Street & Wersma Drain, 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)
       West Street & Wersma Drain
              WSW-15South side of West Allen Street, between North Westnedge Avenue and Pitcher StreetKalamazoo Charter Township (3)
              WSW-25West side of Pitcher Street, immediately south of East 'G' AvenueKalamazoo Charter Township (3)


Site Code: WSW-15, West Street & Wersma Drain
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
11/09/200511:1537.354.36.562.3%7.550.8360.519.0
09/28/200411:20517.252.23.230.0%7.170.7780.5107.0
Summary
Statistics
Count22222222
Average277.353.34.946.2%7.360.8070.563.0
Minumum37.352.23.230.0%7.170.7780.519.0
Maximum517.254.36.562.3%7.550.8360.5107.0
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for WSW-15 (West Street & Wersma Drain) between September 2004 and November 2005. This site is located in Section Number 3 of Kalamazoo Charter Township, South side of West Allen Street, between North Westnedge Avenue and Pitcher Street.
 
 1 out of 2 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 0 out of 2 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 1 out of 2 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
  

Site Code: WSW-25, West Street & Wersma Drain
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
11/09/200511:0086.054.88.784.3%7.860.8250.511.5
09/28/200411:05228.252.27.973.4%7.550.7740.52.8
Summary
Statistics
Count22222222
Average157.153.58.378.9%7.710.8000.57.2
Minumum86.052.27.973.4%7.550.7740.52.8
Maximum228.254.88.784.3%7.860.8250.511.5
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for WSW-25 (West Street & Wersma Drain) between September 2004 and November 2005. This site is located in Section Number 3 of Kalamazoo Charter Township, West side of Pitcher Street, immediately south of East 'G' Avenue.
 
 0 out of 2 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 1 out of 2 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 1 out of 2 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.