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

This report summarizes all water quality data collected from Sagamaw 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 River at Gage #04097200 (State of Michigan Basin ID #: 34 47)
       Sagamaw Lake
              SAL-05East 'S' Avenue, between South 32nd Street and South 33rd StreetPavilion Township (34)


Site Code: SAL-05, Sagamaw Lake
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
11/17/200509:383.145.36.659.3%8.070.5060.315.8
10/11/200511:452.060.310.2105.3%8.370.4520.37.8
09/01/200511:359.774.68.096.3%8.330.4370.312.2
07/14/200511:30285.180.66.786.8%8.040.4670.34.9
07/11/200110:064.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/11/200110:006.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count64444444
Average51.765.27.986.9%8.200.4660.310.2
Minumum2.045.36.659.3%8.040.4370.34.9
Maximum285.180.610.2105.3%8.370.5060.315.8
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for SAL-05 (Sagamaw Lake) between July 2001 and November 2005. This site is located in Section Number 34 of Pavilion Township, East 'S' Avenue, between South 32nd Street and South 33rd Street.
 
 0 out of 6 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 1 out of 6 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 5 out of 6 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.