Environmental Health Bureau
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This report summarizes all water quality data collected at Site ARC-60, Arcadia Creek in the Kalamazoo River at Spring Brook Basin 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)
       Arcadia Creek
              ARC-60North side of West Main Street (M-43) near Elm StreetCity of Kalamazoo (16)


Site Code: ARC-60, Arcadia Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
06/24/200908:10980.462.8N/AN/A8.251.1340.73.2
04/29/200907:50435.250.911.7105.3%8.251.4641.03.3
11/25/200812:301,553.145.99.782.1%8.303.2332.122.3
10/23/200813:30198.951.610.897.9%8.381.1990.82.3
07/30/200811:00461.168.39.1101.0%8.271.1960.82.8
07/02/200811:451,553.164.69.5100.7%8.191.1890.81.5
06/06/200809:451,553.165.19.096.3%8.001.2490.86.3
04/15/200808:1540.845.911.697.3%7.831.2270.82.8
03/18/200812:20501.244.712.2101.1%8.011.1590.815.6
02/21/200809:3071.236.6N/AN/A7.731.4290.91.6
01/29/200813:37325.541.1N/AN/A9.042.0101.333.9
Summary
Statistics
Count11118811111111
Average697.652.510.497.7%8.201.4991.08.7
Minumum40.836.69.082.1%7.731.1340.71.5
Maximum1,553.168.312.2105.3%9.043.2332.133.9
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for ARC-60 (Arcadia Creek) between January 2008 and June 2009. This site is located in Section Number 16 of City of Kalamazoo, North side of West Main Street (M-43) near Elm Street.
 
 8 out of 11 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 1 out of 11 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 2 out of 11 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.