Environmental Health Bureau
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This report summarizes all water quality data collected at Site SAN-15, Sand Creek in the Sand Creek at Mouth Basin of the Pine Creek Sub-Watershed, which is part of the larger Kalamazoo River Watershed. (see map to the right)

Water sampling and measurements are conducted by Environmental Health Bureau staff.

Sand Creek at Mouth (State of Michigan Basin ID #: 17 71)
       Sand Creek
              SAN-15East side of Ravine Road, immediately north of West 'D' AvenueAlamo Township (14)


Site Code: SAN-15, Sand Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
10/07/200912:1558.649.89.580.8%8.180.6040.42.2
05/12/200909:30365.444.010.686.9%8.350.5880.42.9
12/04/200814:0067.734.614.4102.4%8.120.5810.43.9
10/08/200812:10248.955.17.570.8%7.910.5570.42.3
08/13/200812:15461.173.4N/AN/A8.130.6600.45.7
06/17/200811:30686.758.96.867.6%7.660.5520.42.1
03/11/200811:10547.532.713.391.9%7.970.5880.47.4
12/04/200709:20260.333.313.393.2%8.290.5590.41.4
08/21/200710:00156.562.32.930.1%7.580.5400.41.5
07/05/200709:35249.564.23.031.2%7.630.6450.41.2
05/31/200709:501,732.960.59.9100.0%8.060.6120.41.9
04/16/200711:4665.743.411.492.6%8.280.5430.42.0
03/20/200710:3057.336.411.785.6%8.350.5460.44.7
12/19/200611:1025.635.913.799.6%8.280.5780.41.1
11/14/200610:00123.442.911.088.8%8.170.5830.41.0
10/05/200611:30139.650.610.392.1%8.090.5800.40.8
08/15/200613:00435.263.68.993.8%8.280.6260.410.6
07/06/200610:101,119.956.310.197.0%8.320.6270.4N/A
05/02/200612:35365.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
04/04/200611:55416.044.76.050.8%8.400.5710.423.2
01/17/200613:00307.637.510.378.4%8.230.5350.321.4
11/03/200512:3086.250.29.586.4%8.180.6340.47.5
09/29/200512:452,419.654.78.480.7%7.910.6350.49.7
08/24/200510:45488.456.19.391.9%8.330.6280.419.8
06/24/200511:101,299.765.77.683.9%8.050.6260.428.4
04/21/200511:501,986.351.710.193.8%8.050.5850.426.8
03/29/200513:2543.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
02/22/200510:1595.935.611.484.6%7.640.5420.45.9
12/08/200411:45126.741.99.173.7%7.470.4760.313.2
10/22/200411:55120.146.110.287.7%8.130.5730.43.5
Summary
Statistics
Count3028272728282827
Average485.249.49.682.1%8.070.5850.47.8
Minumum25.632.72.930.1%7.470.4760.30.8
Maximum2,419.673.414.4102.4%8.400.6600.428.4
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for SAN-15 (Sand Creek) between October 2004 and October 2009. This site is located in Section Number 14 of Alamo Township, East side of Ravine Road, immediately north of West 'D' Avenue.
 
 14 out of 30 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 5 out of 30 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 11 out of 30 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.