Environmental Health Bureau
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This report summarizes all water quality data collected at Site POC-65, Portage Creek in the Portage Creek at Mouth S-River 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 Creek at Mouth S-River (State of Michigan Basin ID #: 34 52)
       Portage Creek
              POC-65North side of East 'Z' Avenue, west of South 26th StreetBrady Township (32)


Site Code: POC-65, Portage Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
06/02/200907:4098.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A4.4
04/09/200910:5016.145.47.159.0%8.500.4310.33.6
11/25/200808:2513.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2.0
10/28/200811:0563.744.78.267.5%8.120.4370.32.5
08/06/200808:25770.176.1N/AN/A7.510.4490.30.9
06/12/200814:2577.678.4N/AN/A8.150.4470.31.8
04/17/200808:309.852.97.872.1%8.240.4680.32.3
02/21/200808:156.332.212.384.8%8.180.4800.33.5
08/14/200711:2088.474.25.464.0%7.630.4380.30.9
06/14/200712:2049.678.612.2149.6%7.960.4390.31.3
05/01/200713:1083.362.67.779.3%8.270.4710.36.0
02/22/200711:105.234.013.796.4%8.290.2990.22.5
11/21/200612:309.636.613.2100.2%8.210.4560.31.3
10/10/200612:5588.259.69.190.7%8.040.4510.30.9
07/26/200612:3043.577.27.691.5%7.910.2290.1N/A
05/16/200612:1035.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
04/06/200614:1012.052.65.552.7%8.550.4940.38.3
01/10/200613:555.235.69.368.9%8.160.4920.33.5
11/10/200513:1534.149.19.080.9%8.180.5010.33.5
09/27/200514:30461.169.09.1104.2%7.990.4480.31.1
08/18/200513:4885.775.26.478.6%7.790.4340.32.6
06/17/200514:0021.368.46.776.0%7.720.4250.33.6
04/19/200512:4563.166.27.785.4%7.750.4920.36.2
04/12/200513:5538.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
03/10/200511:5535.533.811.482.6%7.610.4880.35.5
02/17/200512:5539.933.910.877.7%7.800.4420.38.1
11/10/200411:1028.842.710.082.0%7.730.4980.33.4
10/07/200412:4577.656.88.987.1%7.930.4500.31.0
08/27/200410:30410.664.57.177.6%7.730.4910.326.0
07/15/200410:20172.373.46.274.0%7.620.4180.31.4
06/02/200411:2084.567.16.269.2%7.800.3950.32.5
05/07/200410:3548.061.36.972.8%8.000.4400.311.6
04/15/200410:096.349.58.677.5%8.320.4450.37.3
03/26/200410:5825.950.09.183.1%7.830.4140.38.3
03/03/200410:0068.339.09.978.3%7.770.3760.27.5
01/29/200314:408.432.49.882.3%7.890.4900.3N/A
Summary
Statistics
Count3632303032323232
Average88.555.48.881.5%7.970.4420.34.5
Minumum5.232.25.452.7%7.510.2290.10.9
Maximum770.178.613.7149.6%8.550.5010.326.0
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for POC-65 (Portage Creek) between January 2003 and June 2009. This site is located in Section Number 32 of Brady Township, North side of East 'Z' Avenue, west of South 26th Street.
 
 3 out of 36 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 1 out of 36 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 32 out of 36 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.