Environmental Health Bureau
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This report summarizes all water quality data collected at Site LPC-30, Little Portage Creek in the Little Portage Creek at Gage #04097060 Basin of the Little Portage Creek 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.

Little Portage Creek at Gage #04097060 (State of Michigan Basin ID #: 34 43)
       Little Portage Creek
              LPC-30North side of East 'S' Avenue, between South 43rd Street and South 44th StreetClimax Township (27)


Site Code: LPC-30, Little Portage Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
09/23/200911:252,419.661.0N/AN/A8.560.5630.48.5
05/05/200911:25325.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A4.7
11/25/200811:00307.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A6.7
10/28/200810:25307.642.59.979.6%8.060.4910.36.8
09/30/200809:151,986.357.28.985.9%7.960.5240.38.4
08/06/200810:452,419.667.58.391.3%8.070.5270.313.2
06/11/200811:20721.565.9N/AN/A7.890.5230.310.8
04/17/200811:5083.651.712.3111.3%8.500.4580.33.7
03/20/200808:4585.534.412.387.4%7.830.3980.34.5
02/21/200811:0549.632.012.787.2%8.100.4250.35.0
11/28/200709:00222.434.0N/AN/A8.170.5710.46.5
08/29/200709:10816.464.67.477.9%7.920.5860.49.8
06/21/200707:50146.461.513.4137.0%7.820.5730.414.2
05/09/200708:452,419.660.97.374.0%7.890.3950.352.8
01/23/200710:0096.034.313.092.6%8.150.5130.315.1
11/07/200611:50325.547.79.581.5%7.940.5730.44.1
09/21/200609:30866.449.39.886.2%7.990.5710.47.2
07/13/200609:201,011.263.57.477.2%8.000.5710.4N/A
05/09/200613:15160.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
03/28/200611:45816.443.16.957.5%8.350.5340.35.8
12/06/200513:1063.133.011.381.2%8.030.4820.38.2
10/18/200508:301,986.345.58.572.3%7.950.6000.431.7
08/25/200508:251,413.657.17.473.9%8.040.5780.414.2
06/17/200512:55866.458.27.777.4%7.700.5650.415.7
04/19/200512:00178.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
03/24/200514:5533.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/28/200412:15648.851.98.376.7%7.710.5990.45.6
08/27/200414:001,986.372.25.967.3%7.670.5320.49.9
07/15/200415:05770.168.87.989.5%7.880.5200.313.3
06/11/200412:122,419.261.25.860.3%7.310.3710.254.4
05/07/200414:15435.255.311.8115.2%8.220.4760.34.9
04/15/200414:50162.453.111.3106.9%8.130.4900.34.8
03/26/200414:55601.550.97.367.7%7.410.3410.289.0
03/03/200415:0498.538.511.084.6%7.600.3550.211.0
02/11/200414:5048.732.611.380.7%7.670.5170.313.3
01/21/200413:3751.232.110.271.5%7.760.5550.49.0
01/02/200411:22111.241.211.794.6%7.810.4640.316.3
11/20/200314:20488.443.610.386.4%8.450.4460.310.0
10/23/200315:00143.949.310.392.0%8.580.5620.45.5
10/09/200313:35259.551.18.174.2%8.510.5440.46.1
09/25/200311:232,419.251.67.670.5%8.260.4430.329.5
09/11/200311:30165.061.37.376.0%8.190.5470.415.6
08/28/200312:001,299.762.87.579.2%8.140.5520.424.1
08/14/200313:301,203.368.39.0101.8%8.080.5440.411.5
07/31/200311:301,203.362.18.186.2%8.180.5380.313.7
07/17/200311:281,413.662.48.489.3%8.100.3570.335.4
06/19/200312:08381.164.47.986.5%8.080.5360.310.5
06/05/200310:44280.951.59.185.0%8.120.5210.36.9
05/22/200313:02344.855.210.197.7%7.980.5190.311.3
03/20/200313:0047.145.612.1104.6%7.700.5450.4N/A
02/27/200310:3518.332.416.8120.3%7.780.5090.3N/A
02/19/200314:4520.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
02/13/200315:008.631.815.3107.8%7.670.5700.40.4
02/05/200315:1030.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
01/16/200314:40344.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
01/09/200314:30183.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
12/19/200214:45461.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
12/11/200214:4038.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
11/14/200212:10102.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/24/200214:05271.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/10/200211:20160.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/26/200211:50658.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/12/200211:552,419.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/29/200209:50214.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/15/200211:30686.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/01/200211:201,553.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/18/200212:001,413.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/20/200211:301,046.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/06/200212:00258.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/23/200210:55207.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/02/200214:00231.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count7147444447474746
Average668.251.49.686.5%8.000.5100.314.6
Minumum8.631.85.857.5%7.310.3410.20.4
Maximum2,419.672.216.8137.0%8.580.6000.489.0
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for LPC-30 (Little Portage Creek) between May 2002 and September 2009. This site is located in Section Number 27 of Climax Township, North side of East 'S' Avenue, between South 43rd Street and South 44th Street.
 
 38 out of 71 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 16 out of 71 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 17 out of 71 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.