Environmental Health Bureau
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This report summarizes all water quality data collected at Site KAL-25, Kalamazoo River in the Kalamazoo River at Morrow Lake Dam 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 Morrow Lake Dam (State of Michigan Basin ID #: 17 53)
       Kalamazoo River
              KAL-25West side of South 35th Street, south of City of GalesburgComstock Charter Township (24)


Site Code: KAL-25, Kalamazoo River
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
09/24/200309:45435.259.37.475.3%8.560.5770.48.0
09/10/200309:00141.467.46.876.6%8.390.6220.45.2
08/06/200310:20148.372.06.576.5%8.260.5950.46.5
07/23/200308:44172.269.16.473.3%8.290.5940.414.0
07/11/200309:30290.970.85.969.3%8.230.5880.415.1
06/27/200310:422,419.671.76.069.9%8.030.5580.417.8
06/13/200309:55214.364.76.774.3%8.070.6030.411.9
05/30/200310:0861.364.27.075.9%8.110.6330.49.3
09/13/200110:03135.465.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/20/200110:12517.266.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/07/200109:31172.375.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/23/200111:26410.679.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/09/200111:38110.074.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/25/200112:2598.876.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/11/200111:4883.669.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/29/200112:20201.460.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/14/200111:2941.362.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
04/30/200109:5248.060.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count1818888888
Average316.868.36.673.9%8.240.5960.411.0
Minumum41.359.35.969.3%8.030.5580.45.2
Maximum2,419.679.57.476.6%8.560.6330.417.8
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for KAL-25 (Kalamazoo River) between April 2001 and September 2003. This site is located in Section Number 24 of Comstock Charter Township, West side of South 35th Street, south of City of Galesburg.
 
 4 out of 18 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 8 out of 18 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 6 out of 18 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.