Environmental Health Bureau
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This report summarizes all water quality data collected from Asylum Lake, which is part 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.

West Fork Portage Creek at Gage #04106400 (State of Michigan Basin ID #: 17 60)
       Asylum Lake
              ASL-05Trail access from Winchell Avenue beyond Rambling RoadCity of Kalamazoo (30)


Site Code: ASL-05, Asylum Lake
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
08/05/200412:2057.378.55.164.6%7.050.5000.529.5
07/02/200414:00488.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
11/21/200213:354.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/17/200213:456.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/03/200213:355.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/19/200213:551.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/05/200214:1017.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/22/200213:003.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/25/200214:251.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/11/200214:45172.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/27/200213:45103.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/13/200212:1049.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/30/200214:361.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/16/200214:103.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/09/200114:0239.981.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/26/200113:2512.076.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/12/200112:429.880.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/28/200112:3011.081.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/14/200113:2610.986.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/01/200113:0911.063.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/17/200113:0812.075.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/10/200113:224.173.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count229111111
Average46.677.45.164.6%7.050.5000.529.5
Minumum1.063.15.164.6%7.050.5000.529.5
Maximum488.486.05.164.6%7.050.5000.529.5
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for ASL-05 (Asylum Lake) between May 2001 and August 2004. This site is located in Section Number 30 of City of Kalamazoo, Trail access from Winchell Avenue beyond Rambling Road.
 
 1 out of 22 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 1 out of 22 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 20 out of 22 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.