Environmental Health Bureau
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This report summarizes all water quality data collected at Site LFC-20, LeFevre Creek in the Portage River at Indian 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.

Portage River at Indian Lake (State of Michigan Basin ID #: 34 46)
       LeFevre Creek
              LFC-20East side of South 38th Street, south of East 'PQ' AvenueClimax Township (17)


Site Code: LFC-20, LeFevre Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
10/26/200512:001,119.944.48.975.1%7.880.5560.41.8
09/08/200512:501,986.359.88.485.9%8.010.5470.45.0
07/13/200511:252,419.661.28.184.4%7.920.5290.323.3
05/05/200512:2595.955.39.592.3%7.910.4960.310.2
03/11/200513:3873.343.19.881.4%7.780.4720.37.2
10/19/200414:35162.449.48.575.8%7.840.4850.32.7
Summary
Statistics
Count66666666
Average976.252.28.882.5%7.890.5140.38.4
Minumum73.343.18.175.1%7.780.4720.31.8
Maximum2,419.661.29.892.3%8.010.5560.423.3
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for LFC-20 (LeFevre Creek) between October 2004 and October 2005. This site is located in Section Number 17 of Climax Township, East side of South 38th Street, south of East 'PQ' Avenue.
 
 3 out of 6 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 1 out of 6 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 2 out of 6 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.