Environmental Health Bureau
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This report summarizes all water quality data collected from Castle 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 Morrow Lake Dam (State of Michigan Basin ID #: 17 53)
       Castle Creek
              CSC-30North side of East 'ML' Avenue, immediately west of South 36th StreetComstock Charter Township (25)
              CSC-40West of property 2088 South 36th StreetComstock Charter Township (25)
              CSC-50West of South 36th Street, immediately south of Interstate 94Comstock Charter Township (24)


Site Code: CSC-30, Castle Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
11/08/200613:0093.347.811.094.4%8.260.6090.42.1
10/26/200510:1565.042.011.392.5%8.160.6280.415.6
07/27/200513:00239.271.66.981.2%8.140.5370.39.1
Summary
Statistics
Count33333333
Average132.553.89.789.4%8.190.5910.48.9
Minumum65.042.06.981.2%8.140.5370.32.1
Maximum239.271.611.394.4%8.260.6280.415.6
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for CSC-30 (Castle Creek) between July 2005 and November 2006. This site is located in Section Number 25 of Comstock Charter Township, North side of East 'ML' Avenue, immediately west of South 36th Street.
 
 0 out of 3 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 1 out of 3 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 2 out of 3 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
  

Site Code: CSC-40, Castle Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
11/08/200612:3030.548.49.986.4%8.080.5740.44.7
10/26/200510:5082.045.48.975.8%7.860.5770.46.1
07/27/200512:30387.364.66.975.1%7.890.5470.46.4
Summary
Statistics
Count33333333
Average166.652.88.679.1%7.940.5660.45.7
Minumum30.545.46.975.1%7.860.5470.44.7
Maximum387.364.69.986.4%8.080.5770.46.4
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for CSC-40 (Castle Creek) between July 2005 and November 2006. This site is located in Section Number 25 of Comstock Charter Township, West of property 2088 South 36th Street.
 
 1 out of 3 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 0 out of 3 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 2 out of 3 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
  

Site Code: CSC-50, Castle Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
11/08/200611:4521.348.810.591.6%8.140.5610.46.0
10/26/200511:2044.845.310.085.7%8.030.5730.47.7
07/27/200511:45161.662.48.287.1%7.980.5500.48.2
Summary
Statistics
Count33333333
Average75.952.29.688.1%8.050.5610.47.3
Minumum21.345.38.285.7%7.980.5500.46.0
Maximum161.662.410.591.6%8.140.5730.48.2
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for CSC-50 (Castle Creek) between July 2005 and November 2006. This site is located in Section Number 24 of Comstock Charter Township, West of South 36th Street, immediately south of Interstate 94.
 
 0 out of 3 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 1 out of 3 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 2 out of 3 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.