Environmental Health Bureau
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This report summarizes all water quality data collected from West Fork Portage Creek, 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.

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)
West Fork Portage Creek at Gage #04106320 (State of Michigan Basin ID #: 17 59)
       West Fork Portage Creek
              WFP-20West side of South 12th Street @ USGS monitoring stationTexas Charter Township (1)


Site Code: WFP-20, West Fork Portage Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
10/22/200812:0716.049.66.052.5%7.830.4740.31.6
09/10/200810:30161.663.55.152.9%7.730.5100.32.0
07/02/200809:55104.670.5N/AN/A7.620.4430.30.9
03/18/200811:483.138.415.4116.0%7.820.4290.31.6
02/21/200811:307.433.3N/AN/A8.810.6030.41.3
01/29/200812:0331.035.7N/AN/A9.750.4800.31.2
11/06/200711:307.545.210.183.8%7.910.4900.32.1
07/26/200712:3824.671.92.022.6%7.690.4570.30.6
06/19/200711:3882.376.75.060.8%7.460.4450.31.0
05/15/200710:3035.965.95.458.3%8.050.5070.34.2
04/10/200711:0044.841.710.885.4%8.450.5000.31.4
01/16/200710:558.533.213.594.3%8.340.4480.31.1
11/16/200609:3023.142.89.274.0%7.970.4530.30.7
10/04/200611:3588.066.04.447.2%7.700.3870.3N/A
08/10/200612:5552.077.12.024.2%7.450.4170.30.5
06/15/200611:30133.369.64.752.0%7.690.4690.3N/A
04/27/200613:0521.359.39.395.2%8.150.4840.33.0
03/23/200613:105.242.77.259.2%8.530.5100.36.0
01/12/200613:3041.436.28.966.4%7.830.4760.33.2
11/15/200513:4045.546.86.858.6%7.850.5180.32.2
10/06/200513:25222.467.23.538.1%7.580.4720.31.9
08/31/200511:25124.670.21.213.0%7.460.4660.30.5
07/07/200512:50178.572.02.833.5%7.290.4100.32.7
05/05/200512:002.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
04/14/200513:251.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
03/22/200513:125.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
01/25/200511:002.033.68.158.2%7.380.4960.36.0
11/05/200413:305.248.98.576.1%7.610.4470.32.2
10/06/200414:0044.853.34.239.7%7.470.4100.31.5
09/10/200410:1029.266.94.953.5%7.420.4010.30.7
08/05/200413:3062.477.02.427.3%7.210.3540.20.4
07/02/200412:0042.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/20/200411:2214.367.85.157.2%7.620.3990.31.3
04/22/200413:5513.256.28.382.4%8.250.4450.36.5
04/01/200412:365.249.910.595.3%8.210.4400.32.5
03/12/200412:5014.333.49.971.6%8.170.4080.38.9
02/19/200410:002.032.57.754.7%7.620.4900.32.7
01/30/200409:329.231.99.465.1%7.760.4600.33.1
01/09/200413:304.131.911.883.3%8.040.4460.33.6
12/10/200312:2013.539.111.590.3%8.020.4150.34.3
11/05/200312:0577.151.78.175.1%8.420.4000.37.8
10/24/200315:0225.350.68.778.7%8.390.4010.32.5
08/08/200313:00118.775.42.328.6%7.650.3460.21.4
07/02/200311:16148.375.01.923.0%7.540.3640.20.0
06/18/200312:3255.472.55.970.6%7.850.3900.389.9
06/04/200310:5717.359.25.455.9%7.830.4220.33.1
05/21/200311:3018.958.87.273.5%7.960.4360.31.8
05/06/200311:2415.860.06.768.8%7.910.4850.32.0
04/23/200309:3899.147.97.870.1%8.210.5030.43.0
04/09/200314:351.046.511.499.3%8.130.5030.35.1
03/25/200310:532.043.59.075.5%7.550.4640.3N/A
03/11/200310:491.032.610.977.0%8.240.6190.4N/A
02/25/200310:421.032.39.366.4%8.740.4950.3N/A
02/11/200310:327.432.19.365.8%8.450.5550.4N/A
01/28/200310:373.132.68.571.1%7.790.5160.3N/A
01/14/200310:141.033.19.480.0%7.920.5050.3N/A
12/27/200214:273.134.214.7106.4%8.030.4930.3N/A
12/10/200215:161.035.9N/AN/A7.160.4850.3N/A
11/19/200209:2940.241.38.286.2%7.870.4830.3N/A
11/07/200209:165.241.86.955.5%7.620.4830.3N/A
11/07/200209:162.041.86.955.5%7.620.4830.3N/A
10/22/200208:388.650.25.449.3%7.700.4660.3N/A
10/08/200213:24106.754.17.471.2%7.980.5070.3N/A
09/24/200209:4531.461.73.031.6%7.570.4450.3N/A
09/13/200210:1858.667.31.718.5%7.620.4370.3N/A
08/28/200210:4734.170.42.022.9%7.430.4250.3N/A
08/15/200210:4028.273.71.315.3%7.380.4160.3N/A
08/01/200210:3020.178.51.012.3%7.950.4000.3N/A
07/11/200212:20133.670.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/18/200213:4329.570.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count7066606064646444
Average40.452.96.960.8%7.880.4590.34.5
Minumum1.031.91.012.3%7.160.3460.20.0
Maximum222.478.515.4116.0%9.750.6190.489.9
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for WFP-20 (West Fork Portage Creek) between June 2002 and October 2008. This site is located in Section Number 1 of Texas Charter Township, West side of South 12th Street @ USGS monitoring station.
 
 0 out of 70 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 6 out of 70 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 64 out of 70 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
  

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.