Environmental Health Bureau
(269) 373 - 5337, www.kalcounty.com/eh This report summarizes all water quality data collected at Site GOU-15, Gourdneck Creek 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) | ||||

Gourdneck Creek | ||||

GOU-15 | Inlet to Gourdneck lake @ West end | Schoolcraft Township (3) |

Site Code: GOU-15, Gourdneck Creek | |||||||||

Sample | Sample | E. coli Bacteria | Water Temperature | Dissolved Oxygen | pH | Conductivity | TDS | Turbidity | |
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Date | Time | (MPN) | (degrees F) | mg/L | % Saturation | (units) | (mS / cm) | (g / L) | (NTU) |

05/15/2002 | 10:50 | 33.7 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

09/18/2001 | 10:20 | 517.2 | 59.8 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

08/21/2001 | 10:32 | 228.2 | 68.1 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

08/07/2001 | 10:41 | 238.2 | 74.3 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

07/24/2001 | 10:20 | 1,119.9 | 72.7 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

07/10/2001 | 11:30 | 285.1 | 74.0 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

06/26/2001 | 11:55 | 727.0 | 76.0 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

06/12/2001 | 11:45 | 2,419.2 | 72.0 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

05/30/2001 | 11:23 | 159.7 | 60.5 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

05/15/2001 | 11:30 | 261.3 | 62.8 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

05/01/2001 | 10:46 | 32.3 | 61.9 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

SummaryStatistics | Count | 11 | 10 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 |

Average | 547.4 | 68.2 | |||||||

Minumum | 32.3 | 59.8 | |||||||

Maximum | 2,419.2 | 76.0 | |||||||

Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for GOU-15 (Gourdneck Creek) between May 2001 and May 2002. This site is located in Section Number 3 of Schoolcraft Township, Inlet to Gourdneck lake @ West end. | |||||||||

4 out of 11 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water. | |||||||||

5 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. | |||||||||