Environmental Health Bureau
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This report summarizes all water quality data collected at Site PCL-05, Pickerel Lake in the Portage River at Gage #04097200 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 Gage #04097200 (State of Michigan Basin ID #: 34 47)
       Pickerel Lake
              PCL-05Northeast side of lake along East 'S' AvenuePavilion Township (28)


Site Code: PCL-05, Pickerel Lake
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
11/17/200509:151.035.111.585.7%8.420.3030.212.2
10/11/200511:301.057.78.585.4%8.790.2710.213.2
09/01/200511:003.075.16.374.7%8.790.2560.215.3
07/14/200511:153.082.87.395.8%9.030.2210.112.5
05/12/200509:302.063.08.085.7%8.580.3040.210.1
05/26/200413:056.366.18.189.4%8.020.4020.32.2
09/04/200312:1012.274.56.882.0%9.160.2060.15.6
08/07/200313:22261.385.28.6116.5%8.860.2380.211.4
07/10/200313:5039.382.07.9104.3%8.760.2440.254.5
06/12/200313:336.372.47.388.4%8.610.2740.28.7
11/20/200210:005.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
11/06/200210:459.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/16/200210:454.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/02/200210:5548.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/18/200211:258.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/04/200211:205.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/21/200212:401.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/07/200211:353.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/24/200211:003.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/10/200211:555.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/26/200210:00161.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/12/200210:0024.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/29/200210:0013.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/08/200213:254.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/14/200110:212.078.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/31/200110:089.780.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/17/200110:0510.779.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/03/200110:121,203.374.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/19/200110:337.277.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/05/200110:4126.559.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/22/200110:409.866.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/08/200111:125.269.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count3218101010101010
Average59.671.18.090.8%8.700.2720.214.6
Minumum1.035.16.374.7%8.020.2060.12.2
Maximum1,203.385.211.5116.5%9.160.4020.354.5
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for PCL-05 (Pickerel Lake) between May 2001 and November 2005. This site is located in Section Number 28 of Pavilion Township, Northeast side of lake along East 'S' Avenue.
 
 1 out of 32 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 2 out of 32 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 29 out of 32 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.