Environmental Health Bureau
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This report summarizes all water quality data collected at Site POR-95, Portage River in the Portage River above Portage Creek 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 above Portage Creek (State of Michigan Basin ID #: 34 48)
       Portage River
              POR-95North side of East 'YZ' Avenue, between South 27th Street and South 28th StreetBrady Township (32)


Site Code: POR-95, Portage River
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
10/21/200911:35172.248.412.5108.5%8.500.5200.32.7
04/29/200809:3060.552.110.090.9%8.560.4800.32.6
08/30/200710:15365.472.06.675.5%7.820.4790.32.6
07/12/200711:30365.469.07.077.6%8.080.4660.39.3
05/29/200713:4595.970.48.090.1%7.890.4750.34.7
04/24/200713:5035.061.28.890.0%8.440.4860.34.4
01/11/200713:108.634.413.797.6%8.430.4560.32.2
10/17/200613:30648.851.09.282.7%7.940.4680.3N/A
09/07/200612:15344.868.98.291.2%7.810.4220.30.6
06/22/200613:00203.572.76.777.0%8.010.4710.3N/A
04/18/200613:2070.357.24.847.9%8.800.4990.37.2
03/16/200611:40135.439.87.257.4%8.370.4590.312.5
11/17/200507:55307.635.810.880.7%8.180.5020.33.7
10/11/200510:10198.956.98.383.3%8.190.4900.33.0
09/01/200513:00365.468.56.166.6%8.080.4650.32.2
07/14/200512:59121.180.68.8114.9%8.150.4260.30.9
05/12/200511:10157.657.58.484.4%8.060.5000.37.0
03/31/200512:4557.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
03/03/200510:2016.031.612.084.2%7.660.5140.35.2
10/19/200410:30165.847.89.280.7%8.010.4670.33.7
08/13/200409:40186.064.16.368.2%7.790.4390.33.1
07/09/200410:00156.567.76.371.1%7.650.4370.312.9
06/03/200408:45121.162.66.064.1%7.570.4130.37.2
05/13/200409:12435.268.65.157.7%7.470.3600.217.6
04/07/200409:20121.145.910.186.9%8.200.4350.38.5
03/17/200409:1530.935.811.485.5%7.920.4420.312.4
02/25/200408:4060.532.411.682.4%7.520.5010.315.7
02/04/200409:0021.131.710.775.1%7.830.5110.37.9
01/14/200409:0522.531.612.687.1%8.050.4610.36.2
12/11/200308:3083.638.314.3113.3%8.130.4490.34.9
11/19/200313:552,419.649.611.194.8%8.190.3480.215.5
10/29/200308:3070.645.19.681.6%8.230.4270.35.4
10/08/200312:1085.755.48.582.9%8.390.4120.33.6
09/19/200309:00307.664.57.277.8%8.320.4020.32.6
07/24/200308:40344.868.46.574.0%8.150.4000.328.5
07/10/200309:00410.674.65.769.5%8.000.4080.3104.0
06/26/200309:40224.775.35.870.8%7.890.4200.39.7
06/12/200310:40410.667.67.282.3%7.980.4440.37.4
05/29/200312:0495.962.28.892.4%8.090.4620.36.3
05/09/200310:29579.457.57.979.3%7.950.4630.320.5
03/19/200309:0547.940.511.996.3%7.110.5340.3N/A
02/20/200309:008.4N/A13.393.7%7.420.5420.4N/A
01/22/200309:0017.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
01/15/200309:008.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
01/08/200309:0014.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
12/18/200213:50116.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
12/12/200209:007.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
12/04/200209:0017.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
11/13/200213:3553.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/23/200209:00101.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/09/200208:00166.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/25/200208:00319.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/11/200209:00238.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/28/200210:00270.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/14/200211:102,419.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/31/200209:00270.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/17/200209:00316.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/19/200209:00260.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/05/200209:00131.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/22/200209:30125.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/01/200212:1044.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count6140414141414137
Average246.655.48.982.1%8.020.4570.310.1
Minumum7.231.64.847.9%7.110.3480.20.6
Maximum2,419.680.614.3114.9%8.800.5420.4104.0
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for POR-95 (Portage River) between May 2002 and October 2009. This site is located in Section Number 32 of Brady Township, North side of East 'YZ' Avenue, between South 27th Street and South 28th Street.
 
 16 out of 61 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 15 out of 61 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 30 out of 61 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.