Environmental Health Bureau
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This report summarizes all water quality data collected at Site KAL-40, Kalamazoo River in the Kalamazoo River at Portage Creek 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 Portage Creek (State of Michigan Basin ID #: 17 63)
       Kalamazoo River
              KAL-40River Street @ Merrill Park in ComstockCooper Charter Township (19)


Site Code: KAL-40, Kalamazoo River
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
09/24/200313:3038.862.69.8103.3%8.880.5830.414.0
09/10/200311:2563.772.913.5159.9%8.560.5370.39.6
08/06/200313:30110.076.910.9136.4%8.530.5500.414.5
07/23/200310:3369.176.212.1149.5%8.740.5260.315.2
07/11/200311:052,419.674.38.4102.4%8.540.5530.429.0
06/27/200311:50172.577.88.0100.1%8.300.5900.44.8
06/13/200311:1547.167.88.395.2%8.220.6000.411.3
05/30/200311:0315.364.89.199.3%8.250.6130.414.1
09/13/200109:2940.868.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/20/200109:31107.667.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/07/200109:0066.379.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/23/200111:56145.079.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/09/200112:05178.278.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/25/200112:4549.678.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/11/200113:3072.370.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/29/200112:42107.162.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/14/200111:5513.466.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
04/30/200109:0512.060.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count1818888888
Average207.171.210.0118.3%8.500.5690.414.1
Minumum12.060.38.095.2%8.220.5260.34.8
Maximum2,419.679.613.5159.9%8.880.6130.429.0
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for KAL-40 (Kalamazoo River) between April 2001 and September 2003. This site is located in Section Number 19 of Cooper Charter Township, River Street @ Merrill Park in Comstock.
 
 1 out of 18 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 3 out of 18 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 14 out of 18 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.