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

This report summarizes all water quality data collected from LeFevre Creek, which is part 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)
       LeFevre Creek
              LFC-10South side of East 'P' Avenue, between South 38th Street and South 40th StreetClimax Township (17)
              LFC-20East side of South 38th Street, south of East 'PQ' AvenueClimax Township (17)
              LFC-50East side of South 34th Street, between East 'Q' Avenue and East 'R' AvenuePavilion Township (24)
              LFC-70East side of South 32nd Street, between East 'R' Avenue and East 'S' AvenuePavilion Township (26)


Site Code: LFC-10, LeFevre Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
07/13/200511:502,419.682.24.052.7%7.850.3170.27.6
05/05/200512:4034.555.011.3109.1%8.040.3920.35.3
03/11/200513:5012.134.86.749.2%7.100.3870.33.6
10/19/200414:551,119.947.57.969.1%7.740.3170.26.5
Summary
Statistics
Count44444444
Average896.554.97.570.0%7.680.3530.35.8
Minumum12.134.84.049.2%7.100.3170.23.6
Maximum2,419.682.211.3109.1%8.040.3920.37.6
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for LFC-10 (LeFevre Creek) between October 2004 and July 2005. This site is located in Section Number 17 of Climax Township, South side of East 'P' Avenue, between South 38th Street and South 40th Street.
 
 2 out of 4 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 0 out of 4 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 2 out of 4 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
  

Site Code: LFC-20, LeFevre Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
10/26/200512:001,119.944.48.975.1%7.880.5560.41.8
09/08/200512:501,986.359.88.485.9%8.010.5470.45.0
07/13/200511:252,419.661.28.184.4%7.920.5290.323.3
05/05/200512:2595.955.39.592.3%7.910.4960.310.2
03/11/200513:3873.343.19.881.4%7.780.4720.37.2
10/19/200414:35162.449.48.575.8%7.840.4850.32.7
Summary
Statistics
Count66666666
Average976.252.28.882.5%7.890.5140.38.4
Minumum73.343.18.175.1%7.780.4720.31.8
Maximum2,419.661.29.892.3%8.010.5560.423.3
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for LFC-20 (LeFevre Creek) between October 2004 and October 2005. This site is located in Section Number 17 of Climax Township, East side of South 38th Street, south of East 'PQ' Avenue.
 
 3 out of 6 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 1 out of 6 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 2 out of 6 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
  

Site Code: LFC-50, LeFevre Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
10/26/200512:3073.347.510.188.5%8.100.5610.42.2
09/08/200512:30547.569.98.194.1%8.040.5020.30.5
07/13/200511:15166.074.36.882.3%7.870.4640.34.0
05/05/200512:1539.354.110.5100.2%7.990.5240.32.4
03/11/200512:5540.236.911.183.9%7.570.4950.38.7
10/19/200414:2029.547.69.986.6%8.000.5150.32.1
Summary
Statistics
Count66666666
Average149.355.19.489.3%7.930.5100.33.3
Minumum29.536.96.882.3%7.570.4640.30.5
Maximum547.574.311.1100.2%8.100.5610.48.7
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for LFC-50 (LeFevre Creek) between October 2004 and October 2005. This site is located in Section Number 24 of Pavilion Township, East side of South 34th Street, between East 'Q' Avenue and East 'R' Avenue.
 
 1 out of 6 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 1 out of 6 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 4 out of 6 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
  

Site Code: LFC-70, LeFevre Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
02/22/200611:4566.336.59.369.7%8.340.5300.333.1
10/26/200512:45206.444.110.386.2%8.200.5610.42.6
09/08/200512:10770.168.98.394.3%8.220.5030.32.3
07/13/200511:051,299.773.17.387.4%8.060.4680.32.8
05/05/200512:0545.753.911.3108.3%8.070.5210.33.3
03/11/200512:2432.337.812.092.2%7.800.4940.311.7
10/19/200414:0588.247.510.490.6%8.190.5100.32.0
Summary
Statistics
Count77777777
Average358.451.79.889.8%8.130.5120.38.3
Minumum32.336.57.369.7%7.800.4680.32.0
Maximum1,299.773.112.0108.3%8.340.5610.433.1
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for LFC-70 (LeFevre Creek) between October 2004 and February 2006. This site is located in Section Number 26 of Pavilion Township, East side of South 32nd Street, between East 'R' Avenue and East 'S' Avenue.
 
 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.