Environmental Health Bureau
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This report summarizes all water quality data collected from Arcadia Creek, which is part of the Kalamazoo River Corridor 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.

Kalamazoo River at Spring Brook (State of Michigan Basin ID #: 17 65)
       Arcadia Creek
              ARC-10South side of Stadium Drive, west of Kalamazoo Christian at the Second Reformed ChurchCity of Kalamazoo (29)
              ARC-30West side of Stadium Drive @ Oliver Street on WMU CampusCity of Kalamazoo (21)
              ARC-40North side of Lovell Street behind the Munchie Mart on West Michigan AvenueCity of Kalamazoo (21)
              ARC-60North side of West Main Street (M-43) near Elm StreetCity of Kalamazoo (16)


Site Code: ARC-10, Arcadia Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
06/24/200908:55488.467.7N/AN/A8.080.7350.57.4
04/29/200908:3383.950.49.382.7%8.130.7300.54.6
11/25/200813:15137.640.410.279.6%8.410.9820.67.2
10/23/200814:2065.046.810.287.0%8.170.8971.03.5
07/30/200800:05435.272.47.081.0%8.110.7390.54.1
07/02/200812:45387.370.08.090.3%8.100.7780.55.4
06/06/200810:351,553.169.07.381.2%7.880.8220.56.2
04/15/200808:581.044.811.494.7%7.970.8930.62.6
03/18/200812:5282.041.813.5107.0%7.941.0100.76.8
02/21/200810:108.532.9N/AN/A7.831.2230.83.2
01/29/200814:32547.538.7N/AN/A9.192.0301.313.0
11/27/200709:4551.239.513.7105.1%7.950.7630.515.6
08/16/200711:30145.571.66.777.0%7.990.8000.53.6
06/26/200709:15261.373.411.4132.9%7.840.8890.66.0
05/22/200711:30517.270.27.584.4%7.770.7960.53.6
04/12/200710:50517.238.511.688.1%8.140.8610.612.9
03/08/200711:502.036.112.994.6%8.141.3270.97.2
12/27/200611:407.439.912.093.1%8.230.8960.63.5
10/19/200610:5054.651.88.375.6%7.810.5980.4N/A
09/19/200612:5042.860.38.182.1%7.940.6430.4N/A
07/25/200614:15248.974.86.677.7%8.030.6360.4N/A
05/23/200611:00579.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
04/13/200610:5559.457.74.646.6%8.750.8900.622.5
02/14/200614:352.040.410.079.9%8.331.3410.95.0
12/01/200510:05866.437.310.479.0%7.990.9500.68.1
10/12/200512:25185.056.28.483.1%7.990.8340.54.4
09/22/200512:35866.466.16.067.5%7.770.6580.45.2
08/10/200513:30727.075.25.061.8%7.650.5770.49.2
06/23/200512:00261.375.56.578.8%7.830.6590.47.4
04/29/200514:0527.955.812.2119.4%8.200.9530.65.3
04/25/200510:5547.946.811.297.4%8.061.1320.77.7
04/07/200511:358.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
03/07/200511:2034.541.19.979.9%7.401.0240.713.5
01/25/200510:203.137.110.579.9%7.631.0340.74.9
11/05/200410:4053.744.88.874.1%7.350.7240.55.0
10/06/200410:5528.949.99.484.8%7.840.9980.61.5
Summary
Statistics
Count3634313134343431
Average260.853.49.385.4%8.010.9070.67.0
Minumum1.032.94.646.6%7.350.5770.41.5
Maximum1,553.175.513.7132.9%9.192.0301.322.5
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for ARC-10 (Arcadia Creek) between October 2004 and June 2009. This site is located in Section Number 29 of City of Kalamazoo, South side of Stadium Drive, west of Kalamazoo Christian at the Second Reformed Church.
 
 11 out of 36 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 6 out of 36 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 19 out of 36 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
  

Site Code: ARC-30, Arcadia Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
06/24/200908:40228.263.7N/AN/A8.101.0810.76.4
04/29/200908:15365.450.910.897.2%8.111.1090.73.0
11/25/200813:002,419.645.49.881.9%8.542.0801.412.0
10/23/200814:05104.651.29.888.1%8.051.1570.83.6
07/30/200811:50517.269.27.786.0%7.921.1460.72.8
07/30/200811:50517.269.27.786.0%7.921.1460.72.8
06/06/200810:15209.865.97.681.6%7.761.1720.82.4
04/15/200808:4150.446.411.093.9%7.941.1510.73.5
03/18/200812:38298.145.4N/AN/A7.941.2010.811.9
02/21/200809:5540.838.0N/AN/A7.891.4240.92.3
01/29/200814:15866.442.1N/AN/A8.922.1601.418.1
11/27/200709:25121.143.912.6102.9%7.851.0450.72.2
08/16/200711:50325.569.38.089.0%7.891.0460.72.5
06/26/200708:58214.270.7N/A142.0%7.781.0640.72.4
05/22/200712:1054.565.08.793.3%7.641.0850.73.4
04/12/200710:30727.039.711.790.1%8.060.8230.515.7
03/08/200711:3012.139.713.5104.1%8.141.5391.01.9
12/27/200612:0046.544.312.6103.2%8.341.1320.71.9
10/19/200611:05224.753.59.386.5%7.890.7360.5N/A
09/19/200613:05721.560.28.888.7%7.880.8820.6N/A
07/25/200613:55579.471.88.294.3%8.030.6140.4N/A
05/23/200611:30435.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
04/13/200610:3583.658.54.344.3%8.311.2410.829.2
02/14/200614:40248.143.010.889.6%8.321.4570.93.9
12/01/200509:40470.639.910.987.7%8.001.1700.712.1
10/12/200512:10770.057.48.484.4%7.781.1340.73.7
09/22/200513:002,419.666.27.481.2%7.740.8270.59.0
08/10/200513:052,419.672.96.779.2%7.590.5060.3114.0
06/23/200512:30488.469.07.585.0%7.660.9100.63.0
04/29/200513:55124.654.212.6120.7%7.971.1450.74.1
04/25/200510:40307.647.611.299.2%7.841.2220.84.9
04/07/200511:0053.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
03/07/200511:00517.243.511.193.0%7.571.1270.713.7
01/25/200509:55307.641.210.584.2%7.511.4150.94.5
11/05/200410:30214.247.99.583.9%7.380.8420.59.8
10/06/200410:30344.852.09.790.5%7.732.3601.51.7
07/30/200410:50547.566.46.976.0%7.760.8740.60.6
07/02/200413:10378.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/20/200414:18275.564.67.480.7%7.830.9120.63.3
04/23/200413:48127.461.611.6122.5%8.331.0440.74.9
03/31/200413:38137.655.312.2119.0%8.181.1000.74.4
02/19/200414:35387.343.913.2112.1%8.291.3180.88.8
01/30/200413:001.040.34.754.9%6.8382.300460.052.7
01/09/200412:2136.435.714.3106.6%8.221.1690.85.5
12/10/200314:171,553.145.812.9108.6%7.980.7570.511.8
11/05/200314:20547.552.49.891.8%8.370.5000.38.2
07/18/200311:46517.266.37.786.1%8.100.9650.68.2
07/02/200312:40461.169.97.890.1%8.050.9810.62.2
06/18/200313:08193.568.37.687.4%8.010.9940.610.1
06/04/200311:27325.556.17.676.1%7.910.9630.64.7
05/21/200309:28461.154.58.582.2%7.860.9560.64.2
05/06/200313:01198.959.89.7100.3%8.020.9010.62.8
04/22/200313:1460.952.313.6128.1%8.051.0920.76.4
04/08/200312:21128.140.410.685.3%7.871.0600.720.6
03/24/200313:0936.453.213.7131.8%7.741.6701.1N/A
03/10/200313:3542.038.316.2125.4%7.781.3410.9N/A
02/24/200313:20547.539.216.8133.8%8.821.4250.9N/A
02/10/200311:0512.038.013.5105.9%7.421.4310.9N/A
01/27/200312:2718.735.113.8121.1%8.281.3120.8N/A
01/27/200312:2730.135.113.8121.1%8.281.3120.8N/A
01/13/200312:07920.837.113.7124.0%8.271.3370.9N/A
12/26/200212:5025.640.513.6108.5%7.681.4030.9N/A
12/09/200212:4021.637.814.4109.5%7.841.1570.7N/A
11/21/200213:42467.447.79.281.6%7.800.9170.6N/A
10/24/200212:27344.147.810.289.7%8.120.9210.6N/A
10/10/200212:55344.858.18.384.3%7.921.0680.7N/A
09/26/200210:401,203.359.08.586.9%7.910.7660.5N/A
09/13/200212:002,419.263.47.580.0%7.921.0390.7N/A
08/28/200212:51410.667.47.684.3%7.720.9880.6N/A
08/15/200212:26755.567.98.292.9%7.940.9910.6N/A
08/01/200213:20648.872.77.386.4%7.761.1280.7N/A
07/11/200213:18228.266.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/14/200210:021,203.362.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/25/200111:35410.653.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/18/200111:301,119.961.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/30/200111:46686.765.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/13/200112:39344.869.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/31/200110:352,419.267.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/17/200111:26816.469.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/03/200113:202,419.273.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/19/200113:051,203.369.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/05/200113:17275.555.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/22/200113:001,119.960.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/08/200114:152,419.264.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count8481636468686848
Average560.754.910.295.4%7.952.3277.59.8
Minumum1.035.14.344.3%6.830.5000.30.6
Maximum2,419.673.016.8142.0%8.9282.300460.0114.0
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for ARC-30 (Arcadia Creek) between May 2001 and June 2009. This site is located in Section Number 21 of City of Kalamazoo, West side of Stadium Drive @ Oliver Street on WMU Campus.
 
 49 out of 84 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 13 out of 84 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 22 out of 84 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
  

Site Code: ARC-40, Arcadia Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
06/24/200908:25387.362.5N/AN/A8.221.1580.83.3
04/29/200908:04275.551.111.6104.4%8.211.0720.73.1
11/25/200812:451,553.146.69.479.8%8.872.4031.622.1
10/23/200813:5072.752.99.890.6%8.241.2260.82.4
07/30/200811:20248.167.68.289.0%8.151.3090.93.0
07/02/200812:00648.863.99.094.7%8.081.1850.82.4
06/06/200810:001,732.964.38.590.2%7.961.2450.82.5
04/15/200808:2622.846.312.0101.4%7.771.2340.82.5
03/18/200812:09689.344.914.9123.4%7.781.1630.816.4
02/21/200809:45N/A38.2N/AN/A8.191.4590.9N/A
01/29/200813:50360.941.3N/AN/A9.502.0801.430.6
11/27/200709:45166.445.812.9108.5%7.901.1200.72.5
08/16/200712:30325.568.07.884.8%7.951.1790.82.4
06/26/200708:35463.068.113.8152.3%7.891.1970.82.0
05/22/200712:3598.762.69.295.7%7.801.2130.82.8
04/12/200710:05816.440.311.992.3%7.990.9040.626.5
03/08/200711:107.540.613.1102.4%8.181.5891.02.3
12/27/200612:2070.346.211.496.1%8.291.2380.83.5
10/19/200611:16228.254.39.589.4%7.971.1660.8N/A
09/19/200613:20280.960.78.889.4%7.911.0280.7N/A
07/25/200613:45461.169.48.494.2%8.141.0140.7N/A
05/23/200611:5545.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
04/13/200610:10112.455.84.443.6%8.521.1830.812.7
02/14/200614:55517.243.510.385.8%8.441.5401.04.5
12/01/200509:15410.643.010.586.9%8.151.2610.812.0
10/12/200511:50613.157.89.090.7%7.991.1840.87.8
09/22/200513:302,419.665.97.278.8%7.810.8200.512.0
08/10/200512:352,419.671.87.183.3%7.710.5500.423.0
06/23/200512:55435.266.48.088.7%7.641.0720.73.6
04/29/200513:40101.453.310.499.4%7.931.2350.84.6
04/25/200510:25307.647.810.593.3%7.941.2700.85.3
04/07/200511:1581.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
03/07/200510:451,119.143.611.293.7%7.541.1710.825.1
01/25/200509:45131.442.010.887.8%7.611.6101.010.8
11/05/200410:15193.548.69.988.3%7.500.8580.613.0
10/06/200410:15328.252.89.993.0%7.891.1610.73.0
07/30/200411:30980.465.17.884.5%7.820.9790.66.7
07/02/200413:40727.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/20/200414:55126.762.28.691.3%7.921.0840.71.2
04/23/200413:07231.058.111.2113.2%8.311.1460.73.3
03/31/200412:56209.853.611.2107.4%8.291.1300.75.2
02/19/200415:001,732.945.210.792.8%8.121.9001.290.5
01/30/200413:35111.239.117.0140.0%8.401.7801.15.5
01/09/200413:00328.138.312.899.4%8.201.3640.913.4
12/10/200314:551,732.947.310.692.9%7.950.7350.515.6
11/05/200314:53250.453.09.892.0%8.440.5980.48.3
07/18/200311:35547.564.18.896.2%8.181.1010.75.7
07/02/200312:30387.365.88.694.8%8.071.1180.72.2
06/18/200313:00387.363.78.087.8%8.051.1180.730.1
06/04/200311:18517.256.07.978.4%7.961.0710.757.6
05/21/200309:17292.454.28.884.4%7.941.0900.74.5
05/06/200312:4080.857.88.989.8%7.941.0410.75.6
04/22/200313:0470.351.211.5106.9%7.951.1820.80.0
04/08/200312:11110.642.211.494.0%7.861.2530.89.1
03/24/200313:0045.052.313.6129.3%7.161.3230.9N/A
03/10/200313:202,419.640.415.0111.9%7.441.5401.0N/A
02/24/200313:102,419.641.416.5136.1%8.611.6101.0N/A
02/10/200310:5095.940.412.4100.5%8.682.0801.3N/A
01/27/200312:1318.938.812.6117.0%8.052.5101.6N/A
01/13/200311:561,203.341.311.5110.3%8.151.4660.9N/A
12/26/200212:3924.343.212.5103.6%7.411.5501.0N/A
12/09/200212:25166.441.713.0104.4%7.811.2690.8N/A
12/03/200214:0076.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
11/21/200213:302,419.649.29.888.3%7.720.5410.4N/A
10/24/200212:14387.349.910.493.8%8.081.2140.8N/A
10/10/200212:39435.258.28.889.0%7.971.1640.7N/A
09/26/200210:24816.459.08.990.8%7.890.8610.6N/A
09/13/200211:482,419.262.48.388.2%8.081.1170.7N/A
08/28/200212:41328.265.58.491.6%7.891.1740.8N/A
08/15/200212:15550.466.38.392.5%8.011.1040.7N/A
08/01/200213:10193.569.68.7100.0%8.081.1200.7N/A
08/01/200213:10224.769.68.7100.0%8.081.1200.7N/A
07/11/200213:10360.964.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/14/200209:55365.459.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/25/200111:45461.155.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/18/200111:41770.161.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/30/200112:02816.465.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/13/200112:48866.468.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/31/200110:50980.467.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/17/200111:121,203.370.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/03/200113:302,419.264.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/19/200113:13648.870.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/05/200113:29325.557.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/22/200113:20648.860.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/08/200113:362,419.262.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count8481656568686847
Average636.955.010.396.7%8.031.2430.811.3
Minumum7.538.24.443.6%7.160.5410.40.0
Maximum2,419.671.817.0152.3%9.502.5101.690.5
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for ARC-40 (Arcadia Creek) between May 2001 and June 2009. This site is located in Section Number 21 of City of Kalamazoo, North side of Lovell Street behind the Munchie Mart on West Michigan Avenue.
 
 51 out of 84 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 14 out of 84 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 19 out of 84 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
  

Site Code: ARC-60, Arcadia Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
06/24/200908:10980.462.8N/AN/A8.251.1340.73.2
04/29/200907:50435.250.911.7105.3%8.251.4641.03.3
11/25/200812:301,553.145.99.782.1%8.303.2332.122.3
10/23/200813:30198.951.610.897.9%8.381.1990.82.3
07/30/200811:00461.168.39.1101.0%8.271.1960.82.8
07/02/200811:451,553.164.69.5100.7%8.191.1890.81.5
06/06/200809:451,553.165.19.096.3%8.001.2490.86.3
04/15/200808:1540.845.911.697.3%7.831.2270.82.8
03/18/200812:20501.244.712.2101.1%8.011.1590.815.6
02/21/200809:3071.236.6N/AN/A7.731.4290.91.6
01/29/200813:37325.541.1N/AN/A9.042.0101.333.9
Summary
Statistics
Count11118811111111
Average697.652.510.497.7%8.201.4991.08.7
Minumum40.836.69.082.1%7.731.1340.71.5
Maximum1,553.168.312.2105.3%9.043.2332.133.9
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for ARC-60 (Arcadia Creek) between January 2008 and June 2009. This site is located in Section Number 16 of City of Kalamazoo, North side of West Main Street (M-43) near Elm Street.
 
 8 out of 11 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 1 out of 11 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 2 out of 11 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.