Environmental Health Bureau
(269) 373 - 5337, www.kalcounty.com/eh

This report summarizes all water quality data collected from Barton Lake, which is part of the Portage 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.

Portage Creek at Mouth S-River (State of Michigan Basin ID #: 34 52)
       Barton Lake
              BRL-05MDNR Public access boat launch siteSchoolcraft Township (27)


Site Code: BRL-05, Barton Lake
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
11/10/200511:001.051.67.267.0%8.130.4900.33.9
09/27/200511:554.170.78.396.6%8.310.4420.32.1
08/18/200511:456.379.28.4106.2%8.770.3980.310.2
06/17/200515:05193.573.37.993.8%8.300.4290.34.0
04/12/200513:201.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/08/200411:007.476.37.185.7%8.230.4550.33.9
07/09/200409:30119.875.17.996.1%8.270.4100.33.6
05/21/200409:0818.568.49.2105.1%8.350.4130.34.5
08/27/200309:00133.480.28.8112.5%8.690.3520.214.3
07/16/200309:407.475.68.4102.9%8.560.3830.368.6
06/20/200312:2513.475.78.8108.7%8.510.4220.38.6
11/21/200209:001.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
11/07/200209:001.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/17/200209:004.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/03/200209:001.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/19/200209:301.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/05/200209:002.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/22/200208:107.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/25/200209:002.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/11/200210:404.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/27/200208:2019.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/13/200207:007.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/30/200209:003.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/02/200209:001.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/22/200111:53146.771.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/08/200112:3035.085.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/25/200111:0862.778.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/11/200111:3116.780.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/27/200111:2121.682.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/13/200110:359.781.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/31/200111:058.565.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/16/200111:451,203.367.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/02/200111:204.166.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count3319101010101010
Average62.773.88.297.5%8.410.4190.312.4
Minumum1.051.67.167.0%8.130.3520.22.1
Maximum1,203.385.79.2112.5%8.770.4900.368.6
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for BRL-05 (Barton Lake) between May 2001 and November 2005. This site is located in Section Number 27 of Schoolcraft Township, MDNR Public access boat launch site.
 
 1 out of 33 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 3 out of 33 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 29 out of 33 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.