Environmental Health Bureau
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This report summarizes all water quality data collected at Site AXT-45, Axtell Creek in the Portage Creek at Mouth K-River Basin of the Portage Creek 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.

Portage Creek at Mouth K-River (State of Michigan Basin ID #: 17 62)
       Axtell Creek
              AXT-45South side of Crosstown Parkway, immediately downstream of John Street.City of Kalamazoo (22)


Site Code: AXT-45, Axtell Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
05/28/200912:102,419.664.93.638.5%8.030.9890.69.0
12/29/200813:30547.537.910.578.7%7.821.3860.922.2
11/18/200811:10488.442.17.358.0%7.891.0230.77.6
10/22/200810:00178.552.07.366.8%7.920.9990.77.2
09/24/200808:1598.766.38.086.5%7.770.8340.56.7
09/10/200808:251,553.164.65.557.9%7.820.5160.38.5
07/30/200808:0077.676.5N/AN/A7.770.9350.67.2
07/02/200808:00123.671.4N/AN/A7.650.8720.613.2
06/04/200808:102,419.666.5N/AN/A7.580.9730.610.2
03/12/200811:2660.242.210.785.3%7.881.1700.87.5
01/14/200812:40157.640.58.163.5%7.891.1350.710.1
11/27/200710:10290.941.89.575.5%7.800.9660.68.4
08/21/200713:10547.564.64.447.0%7.800.4840.35.6
08/21/200713:10350.064.64.447.0%7.800.4840.35.6
06/21/200711:45804.074.23.338.6%7.800.9730.6N/A
06/19/200710:359,804.076.96.477.5%7.800.9260.610.2
05/15/200709:20191.865.44.447.5%8.051.0560.79.0
04/10/200710:004.143.69.980.5%7.951.3560.95.4
01/16/200710:00436.039.09.774.1%7.921.5971.011.8
11/16/200610:15365.446.17.261.1%7.830.9540.66.2
10/04/200609:051,119.964.05.052.3%7.580.7240.5N/A
08/10/200613:4549.675.13.743.7%7.760.9110.64.8
06/15/200612:1586.268.63.640.3%7.651.0340.7N/A
04/13/200611:45238.257.64.039.7%8.250.9770.615.0
02/14/200613:2024.640.06.753.0%7.951.2060.810.9
01/12/200613:55344.842.46.755.7%7.971.1760.815.7
12/01/200511:451,203.340.46.853.0%7.771.3970.916.3
10/12/200512:4098.556.37.169.8%7.901.0070.67.4
09/22/200511:35435.267.76.067.1%7.920.8820.611.1
08/10/200514:202,419.676.07.996.6%8.030.8240.517.2
06/23/200514:4069.771.56.272.4%7.810.9630.69.3
04/25/200511:05206.446.18.876.1%7.821.0190.79.6
04/07/200512:40106.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
03/07/200511:33116.245.78.473.0%7.591.5701.018.1
01/25/200512:55148.338.46.751.8%7.491.2240.817.7
11/05/200410:551,046.248.13.732.9%7.160.7240.512.1
10/06/200411:20101.754.48.782.9%7.940.8980.610.5
Summary
Statistics
Count3736333336363633
Average776.656.56.761.9%7.821.0050.710.5
Minumum4.137.93.332.9%7.160.4840.34.8
Maximum9,804.076.910.796.6%8.251.5971.022.2
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for AXT-45 (Axtell Creek) between October 2004 and May 2009. This site is located in Section Number 22 of City of Kalamazoo, South side of Crosstown Parkway, immediately downstream of John Street..
 
 17 out of 37 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 7 out of 37 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 13 out of 37 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.