Environmental Health Bureau
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This report summarizes all water quality data collected at Site KAL-30, 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-30River Oaks County Park Public access siteComstock Charter Township (23)


Site Code: KAL-30, Kalamazoo River
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
09/24/200310:02547.558.98.282.8%8.630.5530.411.7
09/10/200310:1054.667.58.696.4%8.490.6250.424.7
08/06/200313:15178.974.87.490.9%8.240.5920.45.5
07/23/200309:50139.669.75.159.4%8.140.5820.484.3
07/11/200310:05290.964.85.866.7%8.190.5830.424.4
06/27/200310:56727.070.45.866.9%8.030.6150.413.1
05/30/200310:2483.663.45.457.3%8.050.6260.447.8
09/13/200109:54129.664.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/20/200109:57547.567.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/02/200113:50162.478.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/18/200113:16127.477.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/05/200113:28191.868.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/21/200109:00238.268.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/07/200112:3098.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/24/200112:27248.967.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/09/200109:00113.061.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count1615777777
Average242.568.26.674.3%8.250.5970.430.2
Minumum54.658.95.157.3%8.030.5530.45.5
Maximum727.078.18.696.4%8.630.6260.484.3
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for KAL-30 (Kalamazoo River) between May 2001 and September 2003. This site is located in Section Number 23 of Comstock Charter Township, River Oaks County Park Public access site.
 
 3 out of 16 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 7 out of 16 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 6 out of 16 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.