Environmental Health Bureau
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This report summarizes all water quality data collected at Site ALO-40, 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-40North side of East 'TU' Avenue, between South 23rd Street and South Sprinkle RoadSchoolcraft Township (1)


Site Code: ALO-40, Austin Lake Outlet Drain
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
11/25/200810:251.038.010.478.3%8.730.3410.22.0
09/30/200811:05686.764.26.770.9%8.170.4470.33.7
08/05/200810:20387.360.64.546.0%7.810.5450.46.1
06/12/200812:55135.471.25.461.2%7.620.5430.43.3
03/20/200809:203.040.012.395.4%7.790.5610.41.7
04/03/200710:1527.253.27.973.4%8.170.5390.43.0
01/09/200712:007.535.613.194.5%8.300.5240.30.8
10/31/200609:3026.951.43.935.5%7.600.5590.41.2
08/03/200611:002,419.665.05.558.7%7.720.4590.3N/A
04/25/200611:00150.049.37.668.3%7.530.5610.43.3
01/10/200611:2077.140.28.466.5%7.870.5740.45.3
11/01/200511:30365.449.75.548.9%7.660.5660.44.8
09/20/200510:351,203.357.65.960.1%7.630.5960.410.0
07/28/200512:35214.264.45.457.9%7.490.4990.33.9
05/19/200511:20193.552.35.954.7%7.450.5690.44.2
04/05/200512:1512.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
03/08/200511:1515.837.710.177.2%7.490.5420.44.2
01/12/200510:40307.637.69.673.2%7.130.4760.315.5
11/10/200410:0030.142.36.250.8%7.160.5790.46.9
10/07/200410:20248.949.27.163.5%7.740.5460.45.0
09/03/200409:05325.559.95.050.4%7.540.5470.42.7
07/28/200410:54165.858.46.464.6%7.420.4890.32.9
07/07/200410:571,732.971.15.664.7%7.440.4270.37.0
05/21/200413:1558.354.85.250.6%7.400.5040.310.3
04/28/200414:40238.256.16.159.8%7.550.4930.314.1
02/18/200411:4531.337.09.572.5%7.970.5070.36.2
01/29/200413:257.435.57.756.8%7.670.5030.33.8
01/08/200412:154.135.78.865.8%7.610.4920.32.9
11/13/200313:1527.841.28.065.3%8.390.5020.32.9
10/30/200311:38127.446.46.152.6%8.710.5020.32.4
10/02/200311:45298.744.47.663.6%8.680.5150.34.3
09/17/200313:18727.060.96.365.0%7.760.5160.311.9
09/03/200310:14547.559.56.263.7%8.010.5140.38.5
08/27/200314:362,419.669.94.956.8%7.630.4480.312.2
08/13/200312:38613.163.55.862.5%7.840.5080.39.9
07/30/200312:002,419.661.35.962.4%7.830.4900.33.6
07/16/200313:50285.165.16.267.7%7.860.5050.326.4
07/01/200312:03613.161.15.557.7%7.850.5180.36.7
06/17/200311:18133.456.86.161.3%7.750.5070.38.1
06/03/200311:1570.553.06.562.1%7.700.5120.35.8
05/23/200312:53107.651.56.156.8%7.700.5160.33.2
03/26/200311:5020.347.010.996.5%7.320.5450.4N/A
03/06/200314:305.135.314.8108.7%7.920.5700.4N/A
02/20/200311:3014.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
02/12/200314:304.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
01/22/200310:0510.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
01/15/200310:508.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
01/08/200315:1012.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
12/18/200215:00158.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
12/12/200209:5586.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
11/20/200210:3052.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
11/06/200211:15120.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/16/200214:30517.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/02/200211:10574.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/18/200210:15727.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/04/200210:50629.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/21/200212:104.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/07/200211:001,413.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/24/200212:101,119.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/10/200213:00980.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/26/200209:40629.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/12/200209:30118.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/29/200212:30172.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/08/200211:10436.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count6442424242424239
Average395.052.07.264.8%7.780.5160.36.2
Minumum1.035.33.935.5%7.130.3410.20.8
Maximum2,419.671.214.8108.7%8.730.5960.426.4
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for ALO-40 (Austin Lake Outlet Drain) between May 2002 and November 2008. This site is located in Section Number 1 of Schoolcraft Township, North side of East 'TU' Avenue, between South 23rd Street and South Sprinkle Road.
 
 23 out of 64 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 12 out of 64 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 29 out of 64 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.