Environmental Health Bureau
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This report summarizes all water quality data collected at Site WFP-60, West Fork Portage Creek in the Portage Creek at Gage #04106500 Basin of the Portage 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.

Portage Creek at Gage #04106500 (State of Michigan Basin ID #: 17 61)
       West Fork Portage Creek
              WFP-60East side of Burdick Street @ Candlewyck ApartmentsCity of Kalamazoo (34)


Site Code: WFP-60, West Fork Portage Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
05/28/200914:31285.162.49.598.6%8.380.6050.41.6
10/22/200810:58190.445.912.4104.1%8.240.6010.41.2
09/10/200809:22325.558.29.088.5%7.940.6960.51.1
07/02/200808:5752.059.9N/AN/A7.681.4110.92.4
04/15/200809:1426.344.312.299.9%8.100.5630.42.3
03/18/200809:3093.437.014.2104.7%7.940.6310.410.9
02/21/200810:3516.032.7N/AN/A9.190.5940.42.0
01/29/200812:28191.833.2N/AN/A9.891.2200.814.5
11/06/200709:45185.046.310.487.7%7.741.1480.73.5
07/26/200711:002,419.662.24.041.2%7.561.5571.02.5
06/19/200712:50N/A70.410.4117.6%7.430.8950.62.4
05/15/200712:30290.970.18.696.7%8.360.6630.41.8
04/10/200712:3013.240.712.899.8%9.000.6120.41.1
01/16/200712:3523.832.816.3113.5%8.500.5400.42.4
11/16/200608:301,046.243.910.283.6%7.890.4360.32.6
10/04/200610:152,419.665.96.368.2%7.490.1330.1N/A
08/10/200611:2074.965.67.783.1%7.661.4130.91.4
06/15/200610:35123.659.97.272.2%7.621.3700.9N/A
04/27/200612:20125.055.78.381.7%7.480.8950.62.6
03/23/200613:3027.939.07.459.1%8.640.5990.49.3
01/12/200611:5537.936.411.082.8%8.180.5710.47.5
11/15/200511:00816.447.65.347.1%7.450.8460.52.0
10/06/200515:0535.561.55.556.6%7.831.2060.811.7
08/31/200512:50298.763.74.950.7%7.691.3830.92.5
07/07/200514:18201.468.28.090.5%7.641.2820.80.5
05/05/200514:00240.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
04/14/200512:1536.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
03/22/200512:5881.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
01/25/200511:009.832.910.473.6%7.430.6340.46.5
11/05/200412:00387.245.69.580.9%7.630.4990.33.6
10/06/200412:251,732.954.18.378.9%7.831.0030.65.1
09/10/200415:00290.963.56.466.9%7.391.3860.99.3
08/05/200415:1593.365.86.874.9%7.501.1790.80.8
07/02/200411:302,419.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/20/200411:00410.663.67.783.5%7.590.7650.51.6
04/22/200411:25193.554.29.591.3%7.791.2360.88.5
04/01/200414:159.755.210.097.8%7.791.2020.84.8
03/12/200414:302.036.610.176.8%7.630.7970.55.8
02/19/200412:007.441.010.180.9%7.721.2860.83.4
01/30/200411:391.033.89.971.1%7.741.2370.85.1
01/09/200414:054.137.311.587.9%7.891.3540.96.0
12/10/200312:402,419.244.89.983.8%7.970.4930.352.5
11/05/200310:202,419.652.09.083.1%8.180.2240.16.7
10/24/200310:3013.547.511.296.6%8.381.2580.84.2
08/08/200311:0050.465.36.571.4%7.801.1960.812.7
07/02/200309:53143.962.48.388.2%7.901.2440.81.9
06/18/200311:02648.864.48.695.1%7.901.2270.85.3
06/04/200309:20141.456.07.675.8%7.800.7930.53.0
05/21/200310:16238.257.19.796.9%8.080.5810.42.4
05/06/200309:53275.559.68.385.5%7.930.6060.42.1
04/23/200308:43107.646.49.481.6%7.950.7050.54.5
04/09/200313:30260.340.512.197.7%8.300.5720.44.4
03/25/200309:5628.146.511.399.3%8.710.5030.3N/A
03/11/200309:4725.034.614.2103.3%8.461.0380.7N/A
02/25/200309:443.132.814.5104.5%8.910.8300.5N/A
02/11/200309:2721.632.113.193.6%7.450.8880.6N/A
01/28/200309:376.235.49.987.3%7.910.9720.6N/A
01/14/200309:0827.232.312.1101.5%7.960.7240.5N/A
12/27/200213:1521.632.414.2100.1%9.230.6480.4N/A
12/10/200214:0029.536.0N/AN/A7.690.9130.6N/A
11/19/200208:202,419.640.610.180.5%7.780.4900.3N/A
11/07/200208:03304.441.39.475.2%7.550.7080.5N/A
10/22/200209:43436.050.26.861.8%7.631.3820.9N/A
10/08/200207:20344.852.66.662.2%7.681.3530.9N/A
09/24/200208:402,419.255.36.462.5%7.561.3570.9N/A
09/13/200209:00117.457.76.363.3%7.811.3520.9N/A
08/28/200209:2075.461.16.163.9%7.541.3270.9N/A
08/15/200209:101,553.164.15.458.8%7.521.2610.8N/A
08/15/200209:102,419.264.15.458.8%7.521.2610.8N/A
08/01/200209:00115.364.05.964.0%7.501.2830.8N/A
07/11/200210:30178.560.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/18/200212:45162.467.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count7168626266666646
Average460.150.69.282.1%7.940.9340.65.4
Minumum1.032.14.041.2%7.390.1330.10.5
Maximum2,419.670.416.3117.6%9.891.5571.052.5
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for WFP-60 (West Fork Portage Creek) between June 2002 and May 2009. This site is located in Section Number 34 of City of Kalamazoo, East side of Burdick Street @ Candlewyck Apartments.
 
 19 out of 71 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 17 out of 71 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 35 out of 71 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.