Environmental Health Bureau
(269) 373 - 5337, www.kalcounty.com/eh 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-05 | Northeast side of lake along East 'S' Avenue | Pavilion Township (28) |

Site Code: PCL-05, Pickerel Lake | |||||||||

Sample | Sample | E. coli Bacteria | Water Temperature | Dissolved Oxygen | pH | Conductivity | TDS | Turbidity | |
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Date | Time | (MPN) | (degrees F) | mg/L | % Saturation | (units) | (mS / cm) | (g / L) | (NTU) |

11/17/2005 | 09:15 | 1.0 | 35.1 | 11.5 | 85.7% | 8.42 | 0.303 | 0.2 | 12.2 |

10/11/2005 | 11:30 | 1.0 | 57.7 | 8.5 | 85.4% | 8.79 | 0.271 | 0.2 | 13.2 |

09/01/2005 | 11:00 | 3.0 | 75.1 | 6.3 | 74.7% | 8.79 | 0.256 | 0.2 | 15.3 |

07/14/2005 | 11:15 | 3.0 | 82.8 | 7.3 | 95.8% | 9.03 | 0.221 | 0.1 | 12.5 |

05/12/2005 | 09:30 | 2.0 | 63.0 | 8.0 | 85.7% | 8.58 | 0.304 | 0.2 | 10.1 |

05/26/2004 | 13:05 | 6.3 | 66.1 | 8.1 | 89.4% | 8.02 | 0.402 | 0.3 | 2.2 |

09/04/2003 | 12:10 | 12.2 | 74.5 | 6.8 | 82.0% | 9.16 | 0.206 | 0.1 | 5.6 |

08/07/2003 | 13:22 | 261.3 | 85.2 | 8.6 | 116.5% | 8.86 | 0.238 | 0.2 | 11.4 |

07/10/2003 | 13:50 | 39.3 | 82.0 | 7.9 | 104.3% | 8.76 | 0.244 | 0.2 | 54.5 |

06/12/2003 | 13:33 | 6.3 | 72.4 | 7.3 | 88.4% | 8.61 | 0.274 | 0.2 | 8.7 |

11/20/2002 | 10:00 | 5.2 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

11/06/2002 | 10:45 | 9.7 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

10/16/2002 | 10:45 | 4.1 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

10/02/2002 | 10:55 | 48.8 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

09/18/2002 | 11:25 | 8.4 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

09/04/2002 | 11:20 | 5.2 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

08/21/2002 | 12:40 | 1.0 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

08/07/2002 | 11:35 | 3.1 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

07/24/2002 | 11:00 | 3.0 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

07/10/2002 | 11:55 | 5.2 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

06/26/2002 | 10:00 | 161.6 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

06/12/2002 | 10:00 | 24.9 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

05/29/2002 | 10:00 | 13.5 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

05/08/2002 | 13:25 | 4.1 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

08/14/2001 | 10:21 | 2.0 | 78.5 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

07/31/2001 | 10:08 | 9.7 | 80.8 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

07/17/2001 | 10:05 | 10.7 | 79.5 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

07/03/2001 | 10:12 | 1,203.3 | 74.0 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

06/19/2001 | 10:33 | 7.2 | 77.0 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

06/05/2001 | 10:41 | 26.5 | 59.4 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

05/22/2001 | 10:40 | 9.8 | 66.8 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

05/08/2001 | 11:12 | 5.2 | 69.3 | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A |

SummaryStatistics | Count | 32 | 18 | 10 | 10 | 10 | 10 | 10 | 10 |

Average | 59.6 | 71.1 | 8.0 | 90.8% | 8.70 | 0.272 | 0.2 | 14.6 | |

Minumum | 1.0 | 35.1 | 6.3 | 74.7% | 8.02 | 0.206 | 0.1 | 2.2 | |

Maximum | 1,203.3 | 85.2 | 11.5 | 116.5% | 9.16 | 0.402 | 0.3 | 54.5 | |

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. | |||||||||