Environmental Health Bureau
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This report summarizes all water quality data collected in the Paw Paw 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.

East Branch Paw Paw River at Mouth (State of Michigan Basin ID #: 34A 6)
       Paw Paw Lake
              PPL-05MDNR Public access boat launch siteTexas Charter Township (32)


Site Code: PPL-05, Paw Paw Lake
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
11/08/200513:202.054.38.989.3%8.400.4490.314.7
10/04/200514:302.071.68.598.8%8.420.4210.31.2
08/18/200515:30167.080.36.786.0%8.520.4100.311.0
06/30/200511:3019.983.37.093.4%8.320.4130.34.1
04/28/200513:251.053.711.3108.0%8.120.4620.32.7
08/12/200411:287.471.76.879.2%8.490.3640.25.9
07/16/200411:3712.179.38.4105.8%8.450.3600.28.7
09/03/200313:4041.376.58.5104.5%8.600.3740.22.6
07/30/200309:463.175.67.997.8%8.540.3800.24.5
06/06/200309:412.061.97.781.7%8.540.4110.314.2
11/21/200211:201.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
11/07/200210:301.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/17/200211:254.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/03/200211:202.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/19/200212:0063.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/05/200212:005.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/22/200210:3023.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/25/200212:0018.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/11/200212:3024.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/27/200210:40224.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/13/200209:209.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/30/200212:503.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/16/200212:1029.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/23/200111:1027.277.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/09/200112:204.186.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/26/200111:2021.677.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/12/200111:114.168.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/28/200111:0524.682.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/14/200111:0043.077.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/01/200110:455.253.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/17/200110:0010.967.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/03/200111:261.069.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count3219101010101010
Average25.371.98.294.5%8.440.4040.37.0
Minumum1.053.66.779.2%8.120.3600.21.2
Maximum224.786.611.3108.0%8.600.4620.314.7
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for PPL-05 (Paw Paw Lake) between May 2001 and November 2005. This site is located in Section Number 32 of Texas Charter Township, MDNR Public access boat launch site.
 
 0 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.
 30 out of 32 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.