Environmental Health Bureau
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This report summarizes all water quality data collected at Site ALO-10, Austin Lake Outlet Drain in the Gourdneck Creek above Sunset 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.

Gourdneck Creek above Sunset Lake (State of Michigan Basin ID #: 34 51)
       Austin Lake Outlet Drain
              ALO-10South side of Long Lake Drive, east of South Sprinkle RoadCity of Portage (25)


Site Code: ALO-10, Austin Lake Outlet Drain
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
11/25/200810:4517.335.311.784.2%8.360.5250.31.4
09/30/200810:5029.267.06.671.9%8.590.3150.22.0
08/05/200810:00365.478.24.048.8%8.150.5080.31.2
06/12/200812:3558.377.29.4114.2%8.510.3300.21.5
04/03/200709:1015.854.56.460.4%8.010.4090.31.9
01/09/200713:352.037.611.888.0%8.280.4900.30.8
10/31/200609:105.248.710.087.5%8.260.5110.31.7
08/03/200610:30228.181.04.354.8%8.290.4940.3N/A
04/25/200609:3017.357.87.474.9%7.600.5310.30.5
01/10/200611:101.036.610.477.7%7.800.4890.317.4
11/01/200510:158.649.44.036.0%7.470.5150.32.5
09/20/200509:00152.968.75.257.8%8.410.4540.30.5
07/28/200511:1035.075.23.036.9%7.870.3500.20.6
05/19/200510:4047.159.87.980.8%7.930.5500.42.5
04/05/200510:503.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
03/08/200510:451.035.614.9111.2%8.010.3990.310.0
01/12/200510:251.034.414.5104.9%8.000.5530.416.1
11/10/200409:452.042.19.476.2%7.760.5090.39.3
10/07/200410:0013.455.69.087.2%8.720.4540.31.4
09/03/200409:3023.574.65.058.7%8.370.4610.30.7
07/28/200413:1248.773.67.589.2%8.720.3940.30.6
07/07/200412:0598.875.54.858.1%7.820.3990.31.5
05/21/200414:261,986.368.76.473.9%7.660.4470.30.8
04/28/200415:052.053.710.8103.8%8.530.4930.30.9
02/18/200413:254.135.313.8102.7%8.320.5720.43.9
01/29/200413:421.035.514.1103.6%8.380.5540.43.5
01/08/200412:441.032.114.5102.6%8.390.4920.31.8
11/13/200311:0020.140.912.6103.1%8.830.4720.32.3
10/30/200311:003.145.111.698.0%9.100.4700.32.2
10/02/200311:303.148.49.886.7%9.610.4460.31.2
09/17/200312:47104.667.97.485.2%8.660.4500.30.0
09/03/200311:0027.570.59.3107.8%8.800.4710.30.7
08/27/200314:2075.480.29.2117.2%8.950.4240.30.1
08/13/200312:2536.876.38.6106.6%8.880.4390.31.7
07/30/200312:20129.675.35.668.2%8.410.4670.32.0
07/16/200314:3027.576.910.7133.4%8.830.4530.37.0
07/01/200311:2555.576.68.9109.2%8.510.4760.31.6
06/17/200311:0066.374.210.1123.2%8.360.4750.33.6
06/03/200310:4558.164.69.1100.7%8.270.4870.31.9
05/23/200312:3713.263.18.995.0%8.290.5020.30.0
11/20/200211:552.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
11/06/200210:201.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/16/200211:2514.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/02/200212:2035.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/18/200212:00107.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/04/200212:0565.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/21/200213:1057.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/07/200212:4057.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/24/200212:1046.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/10/200212:3039.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/26/200210:4568.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/12/200211:0054.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/29/200210:30118.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/08/200210:4581.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/25/200110:3247.254.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/18/200109:44218.760.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/21/200109:4772.766.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/07/200109:53139.675.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/24/200109:38146.777.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/10/200110:4859.876.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/26/200110:52178.977.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/12/200110:55103.973.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/30/200110:2212.259.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/15/200110:36127.465.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/01/200111:5514.366.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count6550393939393938
Average87.161.18.986.7%8.350.4670.32.9
Minumum1.032.13.036.0%7.470.3150.20.0
Maximum1,986.381.014.9133.4%9.610.5720.417.4
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for ALO-10 (Austin Lake Outlet Drain) between May 2001 and November 2008. This site is located in Section Number 25 of City of Portage, South side of Long Lake Drive, east of South Sprinkle Road.
 
 2 out of 65 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 6 out of 65 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 57 out of 65 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.